HC Deb 12 October 1943 vol 392 c694
3 Captain Gammons

asked the Secretary of State for War, what qualifications are required for a commission in the Royal Army Pay Corps; and whether there are limitations of age and physical fitness?

Sir J. Griģģ

Candidates are required to have administrative ability and be capable of controlling a staff, and also to pass a War Office Selection Board. Candidates of all medical categories which permit of employment at home or abroad are eligible, except that those of medical categories Ai to A3 are only accepted if they are over 35 years old, or if they are unsuitable for commissions in other arms and are in possession of a specialised knowledge of Royal Army Pay Corps duties.