In this Part of this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—
Allied armed force includes any armed force which is co-operating with any part of the New Zealand armed forces, and any armed force for which the Government of New Zealand has agreed to raise or supply members
Commonwealth means the British Commonwealth of Nations; and includes every territory for whose international relations any country of the Commonwealth is responsible
Emergency force means any part of the New Zealand armed forces which is for the time being an emergency force in accordance with section 8 of this Act
Enemy means an enemy within the meaning of the Defence Act 1990
Enemy: The Defence Act 1990, being the corresponding enactment in force, has been substituted for the repealed Defence Act 1971 and the New Zealand Army Act 1950.
Formal revocation, in relation to any will, means a revocation thereof made by a formal will or by some writing declaring an intention to revoke the same and executed in accordance with section 9 of the principal Act
Formal will means a will made in accordance with section 9 of the principal Act
Informal will means a will which is expressed in any form of words whether written or spoken and which is not made in accordance with section 9 of the principal Act
New Zealand armed forces means the New Zealand Navy, the New Zealand Army, and the Royal New Zealand Air Force; and includes all persons for the time being subject to the law established by the Armed Forces Discipline Act 1971
New Zealand armed forces: The definition of this term was substituted, as from 1 December 1983, for the original definition by section 208(1) of the Armed Forces Discipline Act 1971
Prisoner of war means a person belonging to the armed forces of a belligerent, or a mariner or seaman of a ship of a belligerent, who has been captured by the enemy of that belligerent in the course of operations of war on land or sea or in the air and is in consequence for the time being held captive by that enemy; and includes a person belonging to the armed forces of a belligerent who is for the time being interned in another country because he belongs to those forces
Privileged person means a person who is declared by section 4 of this Act to be a privileged person.
Naval Discipline Act: A definition of this term was repealed, as from 1 December 1983, by section 208(1) of the Armed Forces Discipline Act 1971. See SR 1983/232.