The Navy Act,1957
Section 15. Tenure of service of officers and sailors
(1) Every officer and 1[sailor] shall hold office during the pleasure of the President.
(2)Subject to the provisions of this Act and the regulations made thereunder,
(a)the Central Government may 2[dismiss or] discharge or retire from the naval service any officer or 1 [sailor] ;
(b) the Chief of the Naval Staff or any prescribed officer may 2[dismiss or] discharge from the naval service any 1[sailor].
1. Subs. by Act 53 of 1974, s. 2, for “seaman”.
2. Ins. by s. 5, ibid.