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Air Force Act 1965

Authoritative Version
  • - C1965A00050
  • No longer in force
Act No. 50 of 1965 as made
An Act relating to the Air Force of the Commonwealth.
Date of Assent 07 Jun 1965
Date of repeal 24 Jun 2014
Repealed by Amending Acts 1901 to 1969 Repeal Act 2014

Air Force

No. 50 of 1965

An Act relating to the Air Force of the Commonwealth.

[Assented to 7 June, 1965]

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 1965.

(2.)  The Air Force Act 1923-1964 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)  The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Air Force Act 1923-1965.

Commencement.

2.—(1.) Subject to this section, this Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

(2.)  The amendments made by paragraphs (a) and (b) respectively of the next succeeding section shall come into operation on such dates as are fixed by Proclamation.

Application of Defence Act.

3.   Section 3 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by omitting the word “forty-three,”; and

(b) by omitting the words “Parts VI. to XII.” and inserting in their stead the words “Parts VI. to XI.”.

Voluntary entry.

4.   Section 4e of the Principal Act is repealed and the following section inserted in its stead:—

“4e.  Except as provided by Part IV. of the Defence Act 1903-1965, the Air Force shall be kept up by the appointment to that Force, or the enlistment in that Force, of persons who volunteer and are accepted for service in that Force.”.