HC Deb 03 May 1916 vol 82 c13

asked the Prime Minister whether, under the South Africa Defence Act of 1912, every citizen between his seventeenth and sixtieth year, both included, is liable for service in time of war in any part of South Africa, whether within or outside the Union?

The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE for the COLONIES (Mr. Steel-Maitland)

Yes, subject to the provisions of the Union Defence Act of 1912, which is printed in Parliamentary Paper Cd. 6863.