The Army and Air Force (Disposal of Private Property) Act, 1950
14.Application of sections 3 to 13 to persons of unsound mind or to persons reported missing on active service.
Application of sections 3 to 13 to persons of unsound mind or to persons reported missing on active service. The provisions of sections 3 to 13 shall, so far as they can be made applicable, also apply in the case of a person subject to the Army Act, 1950 (46 of 1950), or the Air Force Act, 1950 (45 of 1950), as the case may be, who, notwithstanding anything contained in the Indian Lunacy Act, 1912, (4 of 1912), is ascertained in the prescribed manner to be of unsound mind, or who, while on active service, is officially reported missing, as if he had died on the day on which his unsoundness of mind is so
1 Subs. by Act 30 of 1970, s.2, for "five thousand".
137.ascertained or, as the case may be, on the day on which he is officially reported missing :
Provided that in the case of a person so reported missing, no action shall be taken under sub- sections (2) to (6) of section 3 or section 4 or section 7 until such time as he is officially presumed to be dead.