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1.3.1 Overview


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.

  1. If a term is not defined anywhere in this manual or other legislation, it has the same meaning as in the Macquarie Dictionary.



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