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SR 1916 No. 289 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations 1916 (Provisional).
Gazetted 14 Nov 1916
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1920
Repealed by Enabling legislation repealed by War Precautions Act Repeal Act 1920 (Act No. 54 of 1920) on 2 Dec 1920 but saving prov. extended this SR until 31 Dec 1920 (see s. 7 of Act No. 54, 1920)


1916. No. 289.



I, TIIE 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 fourteenth day of November, 1916.



By His Excellency’s Command,


Minister of State for Defence.


War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations.

(Statutory Rules 1916, No. 97, as amended by Statutory Rules 1916, Nos. 112, 122, 128, 129, 135, 167, 216, 219, 250, 252, 254, 255, 263, 271, 272, and 273.)

After Regulation 19 of the War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations the following Regulation is inserted:—

Compulsory conference to deal with coal dispute

“20. (1.) The Prime Minister may, if he thinks fit, summon in writing or by telegram any person, who in his opinion is a party, or a representative of a party, to the industrial dispute or disputes at present existing in relation to the coal industry in Australia, or any part thereof, or to any extension in that industry or to any other industry of any such dispute or disputes, to attend, at a time and place specified in the summons, at a conference presided over by the Prime Minister or a person nominated by the Prime Minister.

“(2.) Any person so summoned shall attend the conference and continue his attendance thereat as directed by the Prime Minister or the person presiding at the conference.

“(3.) The conference may be hold partly or wholly in public or in private, at the discretion of the Prime Minister or the person presiding at the conference.”


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