The Services Trust Fund Act
The enabling legislation for the Service Trust Funds is the Services Trust Fund Act 1947.
Although we use the name ‘Army Relief Trust Fund’ the legislative name for the Army Fund is the Australian Military Forces Relief Trust Fund.
What is the Services Trust Fund Act 1947?
Services Trust Fund Act 1947 is an Act to establish, ‘from the profits and other assets of Canteens conducted within the Defence Force during the time of war which commenced on 3 September 1939 and from other sources, Trust Funds to be administered in the interests of servicemen and women, ex-servicemen and women and their dependants, and for other purposes.'
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