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Air Force Amendment Act 1979

Authoritative Version
  • - C2004A02144
  • No longer in force
Act No. 134 of 1979 as made
An Act to amend the Air Force Act 1923.
Date of Assent 23 Nov 1979
Date of repeal 25 Mar 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1970 to 1979 Repeal Act 2015

Air Force Amendment Act 1979

No. 134 of 1979

An Act to amend the Air Force Act 1923.

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 Air Force Amendment Act 1979.

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

Commencement

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

(2) Sub-section 4(1) and section 6 shall come into operation on the day on which sub-section 6(1) of the Defence Amendment Act 1979 comes into operation.

Application of DefenceAct

3. Section 3 of the Principal Act is amended by adding at the end thereof the following sub-sections:

“(2) Subject to this Act, Part IIIa of the Defence Act applies to and in relation to the Air Force and the members of that Force.

“(3) In sub-section (2), a reference to this Act does not include a reference to the regulations.”.

Air Training Corps

4. (1) Section 8 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting paragraphs (a) to (e) (inclusive) of sub-section (7) and substituting the following paragraphs:

“(a) the periods and conditions of service of members, other than conditions of service with respect to which determinations under section 58b of the Defence Act may be made; and

“(b) the promotion of members.”.

(2) Section 8 of the Principal Act is amended by inserting in sub-section (9) “, to any determinations in force under section 58b of the Defence Act” after “regulations”.

Formal amendments

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


 

Saving

6. Notwithstanding the amendment made by sub-section 4(1), the regulations that were in force under the Air Force Act 1923 immediately before the date (in this section referred to as the “relevant date”) of commencement of this section (including any such regulations as amended by determinations made under section 12 of the Defence Amendment Act 1979) and any determinations, directions or approvals that were in force under those regulations immediately before the relevant date shall, to the extent that they are not inconsistent with the Air Force Act 1923 as in force on the relevant date, continue in force on and after the relevant date as if those regulations had been made under the last-mentioned Act as so in force.

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SCHEDULE                                    Section 5

FORMAL AMENDMENTS

Provision Amended

Omit—

Substitute—

Section 2 (definition of “the Defence Act”)

1903-1964.....................................

1903

Section 2 (definition of “the Naval Defence Act”)

1910-1964.....................................

1910

Section 2 (definition of “this Act”)

the Air Force Act 1923-1964..........

this Act

Section 4a.............................

three...............................................

3

Section 4e.............................

Defence Act 1903-1965..................

Defence Act

Sub-section 4h(3)..................

the last preceding sub-section.........

sub-section (2)

Sub-section 4h(4)..................

twelve............................................

12

 

the last preceding sub-section.........

sub-section (3)

Sub-section 4h(5)..................

the last preceding sub-section.........

sub-section (4)