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(1)His Majesty may by Order in Council provide—
(a)for constituting new trustees of the said fund and for vesting the fund in such trustees ;
(b)for filling vacancies in the office of trustee and for vesting the fund in the trustees for the time being without conveyance or assignment;
(c)for vesting the management of the fund, the determination of the persons to receive benefits therefrom, and the distribution thereof amongst such persons, in such body as may be determined by the Order, being a body representative of the naval medical service, either with or without the addition of representatives of the Admiralty ;
(d)for enabling all persons who are or who may hereafter become naval medical officers, or who may at any time have been naval medical officers, to become subscribers to the fund ;
(e)for determining the terms of subscription and the manner and time of payment thereof;
(f)for making eligible to benefits from the fund the widows and orphans of all persons who at the time of the making of the Order may have contributed to the fund, and, subject to such conditions as may be prescribed by the Order, of persons who may after that date have become subscribers to the fund ;
and the Order may contain any incidental, consequential, or supplemental provisions which may appear to be necessary or proper for the purposes of the Order.
(2)An Order in Council under this Act may be altered or revoked by a subsequent Order in Council.
(3)The Acts mentioned in the Schedule to this Act are hereby repealed.
This Act may be cited as the Naval Medical Compassionate Fund Act, 1915.
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