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SR 1997 No. 5 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Army and Air Force Canteen Service Regulations.
Administered by: Defence
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR24-Feb-1997
Tabled Senate24-Feb-1997
Gazetted 12 Feb 1997
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Defence (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Statutory Rules 1997   No. 51


Army and Air Force Canteen Service Regulations2 (Amendment)

I, The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Defence Act 1903.

Dated 5 February 1997.


                                                                                 WILLIAM DEANE


By His Excellency’s Command,




Minister for Defence Industry, Science and Personnel


1.   Amendment

1.1   The Army and Air Force Canteen Service Regulations are amended as set out in these Regulations.

[NOTE: These Regulations commence on gazettal: see Acts Interpretation Act 1901, s. 48.]

2.   Regulation 4 (Army and Air Force Canteen Service)

2.1   Add at the end:

           “(5)   The Board may conduct the operations of the Canteen Service under a name registered under the legislation, relating to business names, of a State or Territory in which the operations of the Canteen Service are being conducted.”.

3.   Regulation 10 (Constitution of Board)

3.1   Paragraph 10 (1) (a):

Omit “Major-General”, substitute “Brigadier”.

3.2   Paragraph 10 (1) (b):

Omit “Air Vice-Marshal”, substitute “Air Commodore”.

4.   Regulation 13 (General powers, duties and functions of the Board)

4.1   Paragraph 13 (j):

Omit “maintain, with the approval of the Minister of State for Finance,”, substitute “maintain”.

4.2   Add at the end:

           “(2)   Without limiting the generality of paragraph (1) (k), the power of the Board under that paragraph includes the power to enter into contracts for other persons:

             (a)   to sell goods and merchandise; or

             (b)   to supply and provide services, entertainment and other amenities; or

             (c)   to conduct canteens and other facilities.”.



1.   Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 12 February 1997.

2.   Statutory Rules 1959 No. 40 as amended by 1972 No. 58; 1974 No. 140; 1976 Nos. 49 and 107; 1981 No. 206; 1982 Nos. 110 and 275; 1985 No. 210; 1988 No. 352; 1995 No. 188.