Army Act

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Mutinies - Particular Countries - United Kingdom
... In 1689, the first Mutiny Act was passed, passing the responsibility to enforce discipline within the military to Parliament ... The Mutiny Act, altered in 1803, and the Articles of War defined the nature and punishment of mutiny, until the latter were replaced by the Army Discipline and ... This, in turn, was replaced by the Army Act in 1881 ...
Timeline Of The History Of Gibraltar - British Rule - Second World War and After
... the Wehrmacht enter Spain and then attack against the Rock, its civilians or the British Army from Spanish soil, because Franco feared that it may have been ... of Gibraltarians, who remained in the town serving in the British Army, joined a mechanic official, Albert Risso, to create 'The Gibraltarians Association. 1981 – The British Nationality Act 1981 effectively made Gibraltar a Dependent Territory and removed the right of entry into the UK of British Dependent Territory ...
Bonar Law - Leader of The Conservative Party - Irish Home Rule - Army Annual Act
... His first attempt was via the Army Annual Act, something that "violated a basic and ancient principle of the constitution" ... Since the Glorious Revolution, Parliament had passed an Act every year which fixes the number of soldiers in the British Army ... If the Act was rejected by Parliament it would cause a constitutional crisis and technically make the British Army an illegal institution ...

Famous quotes containing the words act and/or army:

    Each act of criticism is general
    But, in cutting itself off from all the others,
    Explicit enough.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)

    In one notable instance, where the United States Army and a hundred years of persuasion failed, a highway has succeeded. The Seminole Indians surrendered to the Tamiami Trail. From the Everglades the remnants of this race emerged, soon after the trail was built, to set up their palm-thatched villages along the road and to hoist tribal flags as a lure to passing motorists.
    —For the State of Florida, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)