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SR 1917 No. 196 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations 1916 (Provisional).
Gazetted 20 Aug 1917
Date of repeal 02 Dec 1920
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by War Precautions Act Repeal Act 1920


1917. No. 196.



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 20th day of August, 1917.



By His Excellency’s Command,


Minister of State for Defence.


Amendment of the 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, 253, 254, 255, 263, 271, 272, 289, 293, 298, 300, 301, 303, 328, and Statutory Rules 1917, Nos. 12, 17, 37, 56, 65, 73, 94, and 182).

1. Regulation 10 of the War Precautions (Supplementary Regulations is amended by omitting the words “the person” and inserting in their stead the words “any person.”

2. After Regulation 10 the following Regulation is inserted:—

Proceedings on contracts relating to wheat and flour.

“10a. No person shall, without the consent of the Attorney-General, institute any action or other proceeding arising out of or in consequence of the non-performance of any contract for the sale or delivery of any wheat or flour, or take any further steps in any such action or other proceeding brought, against the Government of the Commonwealth or of any State or officer of the Commonwealth or of any State, or any Commonwealth or State authority or officer thereof or any person:

Provided that the Attorney-General shall not withhold his consent to the institution of the action or proceeding or the taking of further steps in any action or proceeding if he is satisfied that the non-performance of the contract was not due to the action of any Commonwealth or State authority, or of any joint Commonwealth and State authority in relation to the marketing of wheat or flour.”


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