This Part defines terms and explains concepts used in Chapters 1 to 17.
Terms not defined in this Part
Special definitions about overseas conditions of service are in Chapter 12 Part 3.
Example 1: The Defence Act 1903 defines member, officer, remuneration, the Permanent Forces and the Reserves.
Example 2: The Acts Interpretation Act 1901 specifies how to work out periods of time and defines some commonly used words, including Australia, month, calendar year, financial year, the Commonwealth.
If a term is not defined anywhere in this manual or other legislation, it has the same meaning as in the Macquarie Dictionary.