Air Force Act,1950
89. Superior Air Force authority.
For the purposes of sections 87 and 88, a “superior air force authority” means-
(a) In the case of punishment awarded by a commanding officer, any officer superior in command to such commanding officer;
(b) In the case of punishments awarded by any other authority, the Central Government, 1[the Chief of the Air Staff] or other officer specified by 1[the Chief of the Air Staff]
1. Subs. by Act 19 of 1955, sec. 2 and Sch., for “the Commander-in-Chief’.