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Act No. 3 of 1977 as made
An Act to amend the Royal Australian Air Force Veterans' Residences Act 1953.
Administered by: Defence
Date of Assent 28 Feb 1977
Date of repeal 25 Mar 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1970 to 1979 Repeal Act 2015

ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE VETERANS’ RESIDENCES AMENDMENT ACT 1976

No. 3 of 1977

An Act to amend the Royal Australian Air Force Veterans’ Residences Act 1953.

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen, and the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:

Short title, &c.

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Royal Australian Air Force Veterans Residences Amendment Act 1976.

(2) The Royal Australian Air Force Veterans’ Residences Act 1953 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

Commencement.

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

Definitions.

3. Section 2 of the Principal Act is amended

(a) by omitting from paragraph (a) of the definition of “eligible person” the word “male”; and

(b) by omitting paragraph (d) of that definition and substituting the following paragraph:

“(d)      a former member of the Royal Australian Air Force Nursing Service or of the Women’s Auxiliary Australian Air Force;”.

Powers of Trust.

4. Section 8 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting sub-section (3) and substituting the following sub-section:

“(3) The Trust shall, in the provision of accommodation under this Act, give preference to former members of the Royal Australian Air Force, of the Royal Australian Air Force Nursing Service and of the Women’s Auxiliary Australian Air Force who served in the war that commenced on 3 September 1939 and their dependants.”.

Additional amendments.

5. The Principal Act is amended as set out in the Schedule.

 


SCHEDULE                                               Section 5

ADDITIONAL AMENDMENTS

Provision

Amendment

Title...................................

Omit “the third day of September, One thousand nine hundred and thirty-nine,”, substitute “3 September 1939”.

Preamble............................

Omit “the third day of September, One thousand nine hundred and thirty-nine,”, substitute “3 September 1939”.

Sub-section 3(3).................

Omit “sixty-two a of the Audit Act 1901-1953”, substitute “62a of the Audit Act 1901”.