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1456 Canadian Boards. Enlistments, etc., at joint meetings of Boards. Travel vouchers, uniforms, etc. Sentences of deten- tion. Discharge of appli- cants. Persons serving in Newfoundland and Jamaica. Persons serving out- side Canada, New- foundland, and Ja- maica. INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS OTHER THAN TREATIES [56 STAT. 5. The Naval, Military and Air Forces of Canada shall set up Boards empowered to authorize resignations and discharge of the applicants accepted by the United States Forces. 6. The Canadian Board shall be empowered to postpone trans- fers if in their opinion immediate transfer would prejudicially affect the common war effort. 7. Medical examinations, resignations and discharges from the Naval, Military or Air Forces of Canada, and immediate appointment or enlistment in the United States Forces, shall take place at joint meetings of the United States and Ca- nadian Boards. 8. The United States Board will issue the necessary travel and meal vouchers to the appropriate assembly points in the United States to the accepted applicants. Accepted appli- cants shall be permitted to wear Canadian badges and uniform until such time as they arrive at the assembly point in the United States and are equipped with United States uni- form. The United States Armed Forces will return all public clothing, arms and equipment of such accepted applicants to points in Canada to be designated. 9. Sentences of detention of selected applicants will be remitted at the request of the United States Board. 10. Except with the authority of National Defence Headquarters applicants for appointment or enlistment in the United States Armed Forces shall not be discharged from the Naval, Mil- itary or Air Forces of Canada until their application has been heard by the United States Board in accordance with the proposed plan. II. FORCES OUTSIDE CANADA 1. The rules which apply to the above mentioned persons serving within Canada will apply without change to those serving in the Canadian Forces in Newfoundland and Jamaica. If despite all efforts notifications to United States citizens and former United States citizens serving in Newfoundland or Jamaica are not deliverable before April 6, 1942, the option to apply for transfer will be exercisable for fifteen days after the receipt of the notification. 2. The rules which apply to the above mentioned persons serv- ing within Canada will apply without change to those serving outside of Canada, Newfoundland and Jamaica except that: (a) The transfer will not ordinarily be made until the indi- vidual can be transferred to a United States unit serv- ing in the area in which he is located, and (b) The option to apply for transfer will be exercisable within fifteen days after notice of the right to exercise it has appeared in the orders of the unit with which he is serving.