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SR 1906 No. 70 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Immigration Restriction Act 1901.
Gazetted 01 Sep 1906
Date of repeal 29 Oct 1910
Repealed by Immigration Restriction Regulations (Provisional)


1906. No. 70.



I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL in and over the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, do hereby certify that, on account of urgency, the following Regulation under the Immigration Restriction Acts 1901–1905, should come into immediate operation, and make such Regulation come into operation as a Provisional Regulation from this date.

Dated this eighth day of August, One thousand nine hundred and six.



By His Excellency’s Command,



Regulation under the Immigration Restriction Acts 1901–1905.

5a.   Where any person, not being a British subject either natural born or naturalized under a law of the United Kingdom or of the Commonwealth or a State, has been convicted of any crime of violence against the person, and has, upon the expiration of any term of imprisonment imposed on him therefor, been required to pass the dictation test, and has failed to do so, an Officer may detain him in such custody for such time as is, under all the circumstances, reasonably necessary to enable a deportation order to be made by the Minister.

Where the Minister has made an order for the deportation of any such person, an Officer may detain him in such custody and for such time as is reasonably necessary to enable him to be deported pursuant to the order, and may for that purpose convey him to any place of shipment and on board any ship.


By Authority: J. Kemp, Acting Government Printer, Melbourne.

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