In these regulations, unless inconsistent with the context,—
Moneys includes the securities upon which moneys are invested and all interest accruing thereon
Patriotic Fund means any fund raised or goods or articles collected wholly or in part by private subscription or public appeal for purposes that comprise or include any patriotic purpose
Patriotic purpose or purpose means any purpose in connection with the war, and in particular any of the following purposes—
(a) The relief of distress occasioned by the war, whether in the Cook Islands or elsewhere in the British dominions, or in any territory under His Majesty's protection or mandate or in the territory of any State allied to His Majesty' whether such territory is in enemy occupation or not:
(b) The supply or provision of comforts, conveniences, amenities, or special equipment to members of His Majesty's Naval, Military, or Air Forces:
(c) The relief, assistance, or support of members of the said Forces who may be sick, wounded, disabled, or out of employment, or for the relief, assistance, or support of their dependents or of the dependents of members who may lose their lives directly or indirectly in or in connection with the war:
Minister means the Minister for the Cook Islands
Resident Commissioner means the Resident Commissioner of Rarotonga
Island Council means the Island Council of any island forming part of the Cook Islands (other than Niue), established by the Governor-General in Council under the Cook Islands Act 1915
The war means any war in which His Majesty's predecessors or His Majesty has at any time prior to the coming into force of these regulations been engaged and any war in which His Majesty or His Majesty's successors may at any time during the continuance of these regulations be engaged.
The war: this definition was substituted, as from 11 October 1944, by regulation 3 Cook Islands Patriotic Purposes Regulations 1940, Amendment No 1 (SR 1944/142).