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SR 1916 No. 255 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations 1916 (Provisional).
Gazetted 19 Oct 1916
Date of repeal 02 Dec 1920
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by War Precautions Act Repeal Act 1920


1916. No. 255.



I, SIR JOHN MADDEN, 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 18th day of October, 1916.


Deputy of the Governor-General.

By His Excellency’s Command,


Minister of State for Defence.


War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations.

(Statutory Rules 1916, No. 97.)

The War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations are amended by inserting, after Regulation 2 thereof, the following Regulation:—

Prohibition of use on private houses &c, of word “Anzio” and similar words.

“2a.    No person shall, after the first day of November, 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, use as the name or part of the name of—

(a) any private residence, or

(b) any boat or vehicle, or

(c) any charitable or other” institution, or any building in conaexion therewith,

the word ‘ Anzac” or 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.”


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