AN ORDER AUTHORIZING GENERAL OR FIELD OFFICERS TO ISSUE BILLETING REQUISITIONS
(Under the Army Act, sec. 108A.)
WHEREAS by Section 108A of the Army Act it is amongst other things enacted that where directions have been given for embodying all or any part of the Territorial Force it shall be lawful for His Majesty by Order distinctly stating that a case of emergency exists and signified by a Secretary of State to authorize any General or Field Officer Commanding any part of His Majesty's Forces in any military district or place in the United Kingdom to issue a billeting requisition under his hand requiring chief officers of police to provide billets in such places and for such number of officers and soldiers and their horses and for such period as may be specified in the requisition in accordance with the provisions of the said Section:
AND WHEREAS directions have been given for embodying all of the Territorial Force:
AND WHEREAS a case of emergency exists within the meaning of the said Act:
Now, THEREFORE, His Majesty, in pursuance of the said Act, is pleased to order and authorize any General or Field Officer Commanding any part of His Majesty's Forces in any military district or place in the United Kingdom to issue billeting requisitions under the said Act.
The Fourth day of August, 1914.
H. H. ASQUITH.
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