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SR 1916 No. 97 Regulations as made
Principal Regulations
Gazetted 19 May 1916
Date of repeal 02 Dec 1920
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by War Precautions Act Repeal Act 1920

STATUTORY RULES.

1916. No. 97.

 

PROVISIONAL REGULATIONS UNDER THE WAR PRECAUTIONS ACT 1914–1915.

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 War Precautions Act 1914–1915 should come into immediate operation, and make the Regulations to come into operation forthwith as Provisional Regulations.

Dated this eighteenth day of May, 1916.

R. M. FERGUSON,

Governor-General.

By His Excellency’s Command,

G. F. PEARCE,

Minister of State for Defence.

 

War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations 1916.

Short title and citation.

1. These Regulations may to cited as the War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations 1916.

Prohibition of use in trade of word “Anzac” and similar words.

2.—(1) No person shall, after the first day of July, One thousand, nine hundred and sixteen, without the authority of the Governor-General or of a Minister of State, proof whereof shall lie upon the person accused, assume and or use in connexion with any trade, business, calling, or profession the word “Anzac” any word resembling the word “Anzac”, or any word notified by the Governor-General, by notice in the Gazette, to be for the purposes of this Regulation a prohibited word.

(2) Without limiting the meaning of the preceding sub-regulation, a word shall be deemed to be assumed or used by a person in connexion with any trade, business, calling, or profession if—

(а) it is applied (whether as a trade mark or otherwise) to any goods manufactured, produced, sold, or offered for sale by that person; or

(b) it is used as the name or part of the name of any firm or company registered in Australia.

(3) The Registrar of Trade Marks shall—

(a) refuse to register as a trade mark any word the assumption or use of which in connexion with any trade, business, calling or profession is prohibited under sub-regulation (1) of this regulation; and

(b) unless otherwise directed by the Attorney-General, cancel any existing registration of any such word as a trade mark, and refuse to take any step or further step in connexion with any application for the use of any such word as a trade mark.

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(4) The Registrar-General or other proper officer of a State charged with the registration of firms and companies may—

(а) permit any firm or company which has been registered under a State Act, and in the name of which there is included any word the use of which in connexion with any trade, business, calling or profession is prohibited under sub-regulation (1) of this regulation, to amend the name of the firm or company by the omission of that word and, if the firm or company so desires, the substitution of any other word or words; or

(b) cancel the registration of any firm or company which refuses or fails to apply within a reasonable period for the amendment of its name.

 

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