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AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL ACT 1980 - SECT 3

Interpretation

                   In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears:

"active service " means active service in war or in warlike operations by members of the Defence Force.

"appoint " includes re-appoint.

"appointed member " means a member of the Council appointed by the Governor-General.

"Australian military history " means the history of:

                     (a)  wars and warlike operations in which Australians have been on active service, including the events leading up to, and the aftermath of, such wars and warlike operations; and

                     (b)  the Defence Force.

"Chair " means the Chair of the Council.

"Council " means the Council of the Australian War Memorial.

"Defence Force " includes any naval or military force of the Crown raised in Australia before the establishment of the Commonwealth.

"Director " means the Director of the Australian War Memorial.

"Finance Minister " means the Minister administering the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 .

"Fund " means the Australian War Memorial Fund referred to in section 32.

"historical material " means material (whether in writing or in any other form) relating to Australian military history.

"member " means a member of the Council.

"Memorial " means the corporation established by subsection 4(1) under the name of the Australian War Memorial.

"memorial collection " means all historical material that is owned by the Memorial from time to time.

   



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