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Defence Pay Act 1971

Authoritative Version
Act No. 2 of 1971 as made
An Act to validate certain Payments made to or in respect of Members of the Defence Force and to Persons employed in a Civil Capacity under the Naval Defence Act 1910-1952 or under that Act as amended.
Date of Assent 12 Mar 1971
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1973
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1973

 

Defence Pay

No. 2 of 1971

An Act to validate certain Payments made to or in respect of Members of the Defence Force and to Persons employed in a Civil Capacity under the Naval Defence Act 19101952 or under that Act as amended.

[Assented to 12 March 1971]

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 Defence Pay Act 1971.

Commencement.

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

Validation of certain payments.

3.—(1.)     All payments made during the period commencing on the first day of April, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-one, and ending on the eighteenth day of June, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-nine, in accordance with a financial instruction, shall be deemed to have been lawfully made.


 

(2.)  In this section, “financial instruction” means an instrument in writing issued, given or made by or with the authority of the Naval Board, the Military Board or the Air Board, or by or with the authority of the Secretary to the Department of the Navy, the Secretary to the Department of the Army or the Secretary to the Department of Air, and specifying rates of pay and allowances or other conditions of service of any members of the Naval Forces, the Military Forces or the Air Force or of any persons employed in a civil capacity under the Naval Defence Act 1910–1952 or under that Act as amended.