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SR 1917 No. 211 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations 1916 (Provisional).
Gazetted 23 Aug 1917
Date of repeal 02 Dec 1920
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by War Precautions Act Repeal Act 1920


1917. No. 211.



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 twenty-third 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, 182, and 196.)

The War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations are amended by inserting after Regulation 28 the following Regulation:—

Power to close licensed premises.

“29. (1) In any area to which this Regulation applies the holder of a licence granted under any State Act or any Ordinance for the sale of intoxicating liquor shall not—

(a) keep his premises open, or permit his premises to be kept open, for the sale of intoxicating liquor at any time;

(b) sell any intoxicating liquor or permit any intoxicating liquor to be sold; or

(c) permit any intoxicating liquor to be consumed on or taken from his licensed premises.

“(2) This Regulation applies to—

(a) the town of Broken Hill, in the State of New South Wales;

(b) the town of Port Pirie, in the State of South Australia; and

(c) any area which the Minister, by notice in the Gazette, declares to be an area to which this Regulation applies.

“(3) The Minister may, at any time, by notice in the Gazette declare that this Regulation shall cease to apply to any particular area, and thereupon that area shall cease to be an area to which this Regulation applies.

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“(4) For the purposes of this Regulation any act of the employee of the holder of a licence which, if done by the employer, would amount to a contravention of this Regulation, shall be a contravention by the employee and also by the employer.

“(5) Notwithstanding anything in this Regulation this Regulation shall not apply to any sale or consumption of intoxicating liquor or other act or thing which would be permitted by the law of the State or Territory upon a Sunday.”


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