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SR 1916 No. 273 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations 1916 (Provisional).
Gazetted 03 Nov 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Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by War Precautions Act Repeal Act 1920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. 273.

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REGULATIONS UNDER THE WAR PRECAUTIONS ACT 1914–1916.

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 third day of November, 1916.

R. M. FERGUSON,

Governor-General.

By His Excellency’s Command,

W. M. HUGHES,

For Minister of State for Defence.

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War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations.

(Statutory Rules 1916, No 97, as amended by Statutory Rules 1916, Nos. 112, 122, 128, 129, 135, 167, 218, 219, 250, 252, 254, 255, 263 and 271.)

After Regulation 18 of the War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations the following Regulations are inserted:—

Manner of dealing with votes of members of forces and crews of transports.

19.    The votes cast at the Referendum held under the Military Service Referendum Act 1916 by—

(a) members of the Forces serving beyond Australia or having returned from such service; and

(b) members of the crews of Australian transport vessels employed in the conveyance of members of the Forces to or from Australia,

as shown in the returns of the Commonwealth Returning Officers appointed under the Referendum (Special Voting) Regulations, may be dealt with in the following manner:—

(i) they may in the first instance be allocated as far as practicable to the respective States, having regard, in the case of members of the Forces, to their place of enlistment or previous place of living, and, in the case of members of the crew of any Australian transport vessel, to their previous place of living; and

(ii) the votes allocated to each State under the next preceding paragraph may be apportioned as nearly equally as circumstances will permit, to the respective Divisions of that State, upon the basis of the Electoral Enrolment of those Divisions.

 

 

C.14550.—Price 3d.


Prohibition of publication of figures regarding votes of members of the Force and crews of transport vessels

20.   No person shall publicly announce, publish or exhibit any figures or alleged facts as to the result of the voting by—

(a) members of the Forces serving beyond Australia or having returned from such service; or

(b) members of the crews of Australian transport vessels employed in the conveyance of members of the Forces to or from Australia,

at the Referendum held under the Military Service Referendum Act 1916.”

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