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SR 1909 No. 31 Regulations as made
Principal Regulations
Date of repeal 08 Apr 1910
Repealed by Superseded by Landing of Sailors and Soldiers from Foreign Men-of-War and Transports Regulations (SR 1910 No. 29)


1909. No. 31.



I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL in and over the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby certify that on account of urgency the following Regulations under the Defence Acts 1903-1904 should come into immediate operation, and make the Regulations to come into operation forthwith as Provisions Regulations.

Dated this nineteenth day of March, One thousand nine hundred and nine.



By His Excellency’s Command,



Landing of Sailors and Soldiers from Foreign Men-of-War and Transports.

1. Application for permission to land armed parties to fire the customary salutes in the case of ordinary Naval or Military funerals will be directed to the Governor of the State concerned, who, for the purpose of receiving and granting such applications, has been made the Governor-General’s Deputy, All other applications for permission to land armed parties are to be addressed to the Governor-General.

2. Foreign Officers are in all cases permitted to wear their swords when on shore.

3. Commanders of foreign ships of war and transports may give shore leave to unarmed sailors and soldiers without obtaining formal permission.

4. Notice should be given to the Chief Police Officer and local Civil authorities, when it is desired to land unarmed pickets in assist the police or numbers of unarmed men (over 100) in military formation.


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