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SR 1916 No. 218 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations 1916 (Provisional).
Gazetted 14 Sep 1916
Date of repeal 02 Dec 1920
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by War Precautions Act Repeal Act 1920


1916. No. 218.



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

Dated this sixth day of September, 1916.



By His Excellency’s Command,


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, 135 and 167.)

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

Prohibition of use of word “Repatriation” in connexion with any fund.

“12. No person shall, without the authority of the Trustees appointed by or under the Australian Soldiers Repatriation Fund Act 1916 or of a State War Council (proof whereof shall lie upon such person), assume or use in connexion with any fund in relation to the war, the word " Repatriation " or any word resembling the word “Repatriation” whether such fund was established before or after the date of this Regulation.

Raising of funds for patriotic purposes forbidden without consent of State War Council.

“13. Any person who, without the approval of a State War Council (proof whereof shall lie upon the person), invites subscriptions, or organizes any scheme for raising money, for any patriotic fund or any fund in relation to the war, other than the Australian Soldiers’ Repatriation Fund, shall be guilty of an offence against the War Precautions Act 1914–1916.”


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