The Hospitals and Charities Act 1922 ( No. 3260) brought into being the Charities Board of Victoria, which was responsible for benevolent societies and institutions which were supported in whole or in part by voluntary contributions and which had as one of their objects the provision of 'charitable relief to diseased, infirm, incurable, poor or destitute persons (including children and convalescent patients)'.
The Act's long title is 'An Act to amend the Law relating to Hospitals and Charities. It repealed the 'Hospitals and Charities Act 1915'. The Hospitals and Charities Act 1928 (No. 3699) repealed this Act.
1864 - 1890 An Act for Hospitals and Charitable Institutions 1864
1890 - 1915 Hospitals and Charities Act 1890
1915 - 1923 Hospitals and Charities Act 1915
1923 - 1928 Hospitals and Charities Act 1922
1929 - 1948 Hospitals and Charities Act 1928
1948 - 1958 Hospitals and Charities Act 1948
1958 - 1987 Hospitals and Charities Act 1958
Sources used to compile this entry: 'VF 67 - Hospitals and Charities', in Public Record Office Victoria Online Catalogue, Function details, catalogue entry, Public Record Office Victoria, http://www.prov.vic.gov.au; Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - Victorian Legislation', 1 February 2013, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.
Prepared by: Cate O'Neill
Created: 5 January 2010, Last modified: 22 December 2015