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SR 1917 No. 37 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations 1916 (Provisional).
Gazetted 16 Feb 1917
Date of repeal 02 Dec 1920
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by War Precautions Act Repeal Act 1920

STATUTORY RULES.

1917. No. 37.

REGULATION 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 Regulation, under the War Precautions Act 1914–1916, to come into operation forthwith.

Dated this sixteenth day of February, 1917.

R. M. FERGUSON,

Governor-General.

By His Excellency’s Command,

G.F. PEARCE,

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, 271, 272, 273, 289, 293, 298, 300, 301, 303, 328, Statutory Rules 1917, Nos. 12 and 17)

After Regulation 23 of the War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations the following Regulation is inserted: —

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

“24. No person shall publicly, announce, publish or exhibit any figures or alleged facts, other than figures or facts officially announced by the Prime Minister, as to the results 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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