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The Queen's Medal for Champion Shots of the New Zealand Air Forces Regulations

THE QUEEN'S MEDAL FOR CHAMPION SHOTS OF THE AIR FORCES REGULATIONS 1954

Approved:

ELIZABETH R.

PURSUANT to the Royal Warrant* dated the 12th day of June 1953 instituting and creating the Queen's Medal for Champion Shots of the Air Forces, and subject to Her Majesty's approval, the Minister of Defence hereby makes the following regulations for the purposes of the medal in relation to the Royal New Zealand Air Force.

  1. REGULATIONS
    These regulations may be cited as the Queen's Medal for Champion Shots of the Air Forces Regulations 1954.
  2. Ambit of the Award
    Competition for the medal shall be restricted to the Regular Air Force in New Zealand.
  3. Qualification
    The medal shall be competed for under service rifle championship conditions during the annual championship meeting of the Royal New Zealand Air Force, and awarded to the winner of a championship at that meeting under conditions to be prescribed by the Air Board.
  4. Register of Recipients
    A register of those to whom the medal has been awarded in New Zealand shall be maintained at the Air Department.
  5. Forfeiture
    1. If the service of any holder of the medal is terminated for misconduct or for neglect of duty, he shall be liable, at the discretion of the Minister of Defence, to forfeit the medal.
    2. Any holder of the medal who is convicted of treason, sedition, mutiny, cowardice, desertion, or disgraceful conduct of an unnatural kind, shall forfeit the medal.
  6. Restoration
    A medal forfeited under regulation 5(1) hereof may be restored at the discretion of the Minister of Defence.

Dated at Wellington, this 13th day of January 1954.

T. L . MACDONALD.
Minister of Defence

*Statutory Regulations 1954, Serial number 1954/12, page 38.

Issued under the authority of the Regulations Act 1936.
Date of notification in Gazette: 14 January 1954.
These regulations are administered in the Air Department.
WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND: Printed under the authority of the New Zealand Government, by R.E. OWEN,
Government Printer - 1954

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