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10 .         Engagement to be subscribed by officers and constables

                No person shall be capable of holding any office, or appointment in the Police Force, or of acting in any way therein, until he shall have subscribed the following engagement, namely —

                I, A.B., engage and promise that I will well and truly serve our Sovereign Lady the Queen, in the office of [ Commissioner of Police, inspector, sub-inspector, or other officer, or constable, as the case may be ], without favour or affection, malice, or illwill, until I am legally discharged; that I will see and cause Her Majesty’s peace to be kept and preserved, and that I will prevent, to the best of my power, all offences against the same; and that, while I shall continue to hold the said office, I will, to the best of my skill and knowledge, discharge all the duties thereof faithfully according to law.

                And the said engagement shall be subscribed in the presence of and attested by a Justice or commissioned officer of the Force.

        [Section 10 amended: No. 91 of 1975 s. 4.]

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