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SR 1916 No. 252 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations 1916 (Provisional).
Gazetted 13 Oct 1916
Date of repeal 02 Dec 1920
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by War Precautions Act Repeal Act 1920


1916. No. 252.



I, SIR JOHN MADDEN, Lieutenant-Governor of the State of Victoria and its Dependencies, in the Commonwealth of Australia, acting as the Deputy of the Governor-General in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, 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 thirteenth day of October, 1916.


Deputy of the Governor-General.

By His Excellency's Command,


For 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, 167, 218, 219, and 250.)

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

Power to refer disputes relating to supply of coal to a Board.

16.—(1)        The Attorney-General may, if he certifies that in his opinion any dispute, whether existing or future, between the Australasian Coal and Shale Employees' Federation or any of its mambers, of the one part, and Messrs, J. & A. Brown, the proprietors of the Pelaw Main Colliery, of the other part, relating to matters other than matters in dispute between the said parties of which the Commonwealth Court of Conciliation and Arbitration has cognizance, is endangering or is likely to endanger the supply of coal, by notice in writing appoint a Board, consisting of seven persons, to hear and determine the dispute, and may appoint one member of the Board to act as Chairman.

“(2)     The Board shall meet at such times and places as the Chairman directs, and shall have power to hear and determine the dispute and to make any order and award, or give any direction in pursuance of the hearing or determination.

“(3)   Any order or award or direction made or given by the Board shall be binding on all parties to the dispute, and may be enforced by the same means and in the same manner as if it were an award or order of the Commonwealth Court of Conciliation and Arbitration given or made in the exercise of its jurisdiction under the Commonwealth Conciliation and Arbitration Act 1904–1915.

“(4)     Any person who, on being summoned by the Chairman of the Board, fails to appear before the Board as and when required so to do shall be guilty of an offence.”


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