253. Protection of civil interests of persons called up for service.

Persons called up for service in the armed forces are protected by statute from the enforcement of certain court judgments and orders and the exercise of certain legal remedies1, from insecurity of tenure of place of residence or business2, and from loss of benefits under industrial assurance and friendly society contracts3. Provision is also made to ensure that such persons receive an amount equal to that which they would otherwise receive as civil remuneration4.

The categories of service, called 'relevant service', in which persons serving are protected are the following5:

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    (1)     service in pursuance of any notice or directions given