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4 .         Terms used

                In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears —

        country means any place or group of places having its own law of nationality, including the Commonwealth and its territories;

        disposition includes a gift, devise, bequest or an appointment of property contained in a will; and

        dispose of has a corresponding meaning;

        internal law in relation to any country or place means the law that would apply in a case where no question of the law in force in any other country or place arose;

        marriage has the meaning given to that term in the Marriage Act 1961 of the Commonwealth;

        place means any territory including a State or Territory of the Commonwealth;

        property includes real and personal property or any interest therein and any thing or chose in action;

        will includes a codicil and any testamentary instrument or disposition.

        [Section 4 amended: No. 27 of 2007 s. 4.]

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