Where the time at which an airman is entitled to be discharged from the Air Force occurs during the period when the whole or any part of the Air Force is on active service, the President may by order prolong the service of that airman in the Air Force for such period.22.(1) Where an officer or a petty or non-commissioned officer of any naval or military force of Sri Lanka is attached to, or is a member of any naval or military force of Sri Lanka which is acting with, any part of the Air Force under such conditions as may be prescribed, then, for the purposes of command and discipline and for the purposes of the provisions of this Act relating to superior officers, he shall, in relation to that part of the Air Force, be treated as, and have all the powers (other than the powers of punishment) vested in, an officer or a non-commissioned officer of the Air Force, as the case may be.(2) Where an officer or airman of the Air Force is attached to, or is a member of any part of the Air Force acting with, any naval or military force of Sri Lanka under such conditions as may be prescribed, then, for the purposes of command and discipline and for the purposes of the provisions of this Act relating to superior officers, the officers and the petty or non-commissioned officers of that naval or military force shall, in relation to him, be treated as, and have all the powers (other than the powers of punishment) vested in, officers or non-commissioned officers of the Air Force, as the case may be.(1) In time of war, if the whole or any part of the Air Force is required to act in co-operation with any foreign air force in defence of Sri Lanka, the President may place the Air Force or such part thereof under the command of the officer commanding such foreign air force if that officer is senior in rank to all the officers of the Air Force or of such part thereof.(2) Where any officer, warrant officer, or non-commissioned officer is acting in co-operation with any foreign air force in defence of Sri Lanka, the President may, in agreement with the commander of such force, define the powers of command and the order of precedence of such officer, warrant officer, or non-commissioned officer in relation to a member of such force who is of the same or similar rank.(2) The President may order any member of the Air Force to perform escort and guard duties in respect of persons suspected, accused, or convicted of any offence against the State under Chapter VI of the Penal Code.(4) Wherever an Order is made under subsection (1) calling upon any officer of the Air Force to perform civilian administrative duties and wherever an Order is made under subsection (2) the President shall communicate to Parliament such Order in the same manner as under the Public Security Ordinance in the case of a declaration of a state of emergency. Every member of the Regular Air Force and every officer or airman not belonging to the Regular Air Force who is on active service shall be entitled to such pay and allowances, and to be quartered in such manner, as may be prescribed.(a) all pay in respect of any period during which he is absent without leave, unless an explanation has been given by him through his commanding officer and has been accepted as satisfactory by the Commander of the Air Force ;(b) the sum awarded by the court martial by which he is convicted of any offence as the compensation payable by him for any expense, loss, damage or destruction occasioned by the commission of the offence;(d) the sum required to make good such loss, damage, or destruction of public or air-force property as, after due investigation, appears to the Commander of the Air Force to have been occasioned by any wrongful act or negligence of the officer;(a) all pay for every day of absence either on desertion or without leave, or as a prisoner of war if taken prisoner through his neglect or misconduct; for every day of imprisonment to which he is sentenced by a court martial or civil court, or, if he is on board a ship of the Republic, by the commanding officer of that ship; for every day of detention to which he is sentenced, or for every day in respect of which field punishment is imposed on him, by a court martial or by his commanding officer; and for every day whilst he is in air-force custody on a charge for an offence of which he is afterwards convicted by a court martial or a civil court, or on a charge of absence without leave for which he is afterwards sentenced to detention or subjected to field punishment by his commanding officer;(c) such sum payable by him by way of compensation for any expense, loss, damage, or destruction occasioned by the commission of any offence as may be determined by the court martial by which he is convicted of that offence or by the authority dealing summarily, under section 43, with the charge against him in respect of that offence, or, if he is on board a ship of the Republic, by the commanding officer of that ship, or, where he has confessed the offence and his trial is dispensed with by order under section 149, by that order or by any other order of a competent air-force authority under that section;(d) such sum payable by him by way of compensation for any expense caused by him, or for any loss of or damage or destruction done by him to any arms, ammunition.Interpretation (1) In these regulations, unless the contrary intention appears: Army or Air Force installation means any Army or Air Force unit, area, camp, barracks, fort, post, base or Command Headquarters.Board means the Army and Air Force Canteen Service Board of Management established by regulation 9.
the Managing Director means the Managing Director of the Canteen Service.
(3) The purposes of the Canteen Service shall be: (a) the supply of goods, facilities and services to, or for the entertainment and recreation of: (i) members of the Army or the Air Force; (ii) persons employed in or in connection with Army or Air Force installations; (iii) dependants of those members or persons; (iv) visitors to Army or Air Force installations; and (v) members of the Australian Army Cadets or the Australian Air Force Cadets; and (b) such other purposes of a similar nature as the Minister approves after taking into consideration the recommendations of the Board.
(4) The Board shall conduct the Canteen Service in accordance with the following policy guidelines: (a) the Canteen Service shall operate to enhance the living conditions and social environment of the persons referred to in paragraph (3) (a); (b) the operations of the Canteen Service shall be conducted on a commercial and self-supporting basis, with the aim of providing profits sufficient to permit distribution of surplus funds for the benefit of members of the Army or the Air Force; (c) the operations of the Canteen Service at each Army or Air Force installation shall be conducted in such manner as to make those operations: (i) self-supporting; (ii) commercially viable; and (iii) sufficiently profitable so as to ensure, in conjunction with the operation of the Canteen Service at other Army or Air Force installations, the financial self‑sufficiency of the Canteen Service as a whole; and (d) policy guidelines approved by the Minister by instrument in writing.
I truly hope that there is another section devoted specifically to women in the military.
I would appreciate any information you may have about this and I think the men would as well.