339. Employee agreements.

Provision is made to enable certain employees, in pursuance of arrangements between their employers and the Secretary of State1, to enter into employee agreements and become special members of a reserve force2. Such persons are known as 'sponsored reserves'.

An employee agreement3 may be entered into by any employee in pursuance of arrangements made between his employer and the Secretary of State4. An employee of an employer who has made any such arrangements must, before entering into an employee agreement, obtain the written consent of that employer in such form as may be prescribed5. An employee agreement must, if the