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SR 1916 No. 167 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations 1916 (Provisional).
Gazetted 28 Jul 1916
Date of repeal 02 Dec 1920
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by War Precautions Act Repeal Act 1920


1916. No. 167.



I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL in and over the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby make the following Regulation under the War Precautions Act 1914-1916 to come into operation forthwith.

Dated this twenty-eighth day of July, 1916.



By His Excellency’s Command,


Assistant Minister of State for Defence.


War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations 1916.

(Statutory Rules 1916, No. 97, as amended by Statutory Rules 1916, Nos. 112, 122, 128, 129 and 135.)

The War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations are amended by inserting at the end thereof the following Regulation:—

Manufacture or sale of patriotic buttons forbidden without consent of State War Council.

“11.—(1.) Any person, firm or company, who or which, without the approval of a State War Council (proof whereof shall lie upon the person, firm or company), manufactures, sells or offers for sale, buttons, being or purporting to be in connexion with a scheme for raising money for a patriotic fund, or a fund in relation to the war, shall be guilty of an offence against the War Precautions Act 1914-1916.

(2.) Any police constable or any person producing an authority signed by the Chairman of a State War Council may require any person, firm or company who or which is manufacturing, selling or offering for sale, any buttons being or purporting to be in connexion with a scheme for a patriotic fund or a fund in relation to the war to produce to him evidence that such manufacture, sale or offering for sale has the approval of a State War Council.”


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