HC Deb 11 July 1952 vol 503 c126W
Mr. Mitchison

asked the Secretary of State for War what arrangements are now in force for buying out of the Army.

Mr. Head

At the present time discharge by purchase may be claimed under Section 82 of the Army Act by a recruit within three months of enlistment, on payment of £20, or may be granted to any soldier on compassionate grounds on such payment as may be appropriate.