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Air Force Act 1956

Authoritative Version
  • - C1956A00073
  • No longer in force
Act No. 73 of 1956 as made
An Act to amend the Air Force Act 1923-1952.
Date of Assent 29 Oct 1956
Date of repeal 24 Jun 2014
Repealed by Amending Acts 1901 to 1969 Repeal Act 2014



No. 73 of 1956.

An Act to amend the Air Force Act 1923–1952.

[Assented to 29th October, 1956.]

BE it enacted by the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:—

Short title and citation.

1.—(1.) This Act may be cited as the Air Force Act 1956.

(2.)  The Air Force Act 1923–1952, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Air Force Act 1923–1956.


2.  This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

Application of Air Force Act.

3.  Section five of the Air Force Act 1923–1952 is amended—

(a) by omitting from sub-section (1.) the words “in like manner as it applies to the Royal Air Force”; and

(b) by omitting sub-section (2.).