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Act No. 28 of 1960 as made
An Act to make Provision for the Discharge of National Service Trainees.
Date of Assent 26 May 1960
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1973
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1973

NATIONAL SERVICE (DISCHARGE OF TRAINEES).

 

No. 28 of 1960.

An Act to make Provision for the Discharge of National Service Trainees.

[Assented to 26th May, 1960.]

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.

1.  This Act may be cited as the National Service (Discharge of Trainees) Act 1960.

Commencement.

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

Application of Act.

3.  This Act applies to any person who, immediately before the date of commencement of this Act, was, by virtue of the National Service Act 1951-1957 or the National Service Act 1957, a member of a part of the Citizen Forces.


 

Discharge of trainees for purpose of voluntary enlistment.

4.—(1.)  A person to whom this Act applies may, before the thirtieth day of June, One thousand nine hundred and sixty, offer himself for voluntary service in the Citizen Naval Forces, the Citizen Military Forces or the Citizen Air Force, and be enlisted accordingly.

(2.)  Where a person is voluntarily enlisted in accordance with the last preceding sub-section, he shall be deemed to have been, immediately before that enlistment, discharged from the part of the Citizen Forces of which he was, immediately before that enlistment, a member.

Discharge of other trainees on 30th June, 1960.

5.  A person to whom this Act applies who continues up to and including the thirtieth day of June, One thousand nine hundred and sixty, to be, by virtue of an Act referred to in section three of this Act, a member of a part of the Citizen Forces, shall be deemed to be discharged from that part of those Forces on that date.