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SR 1917 No. 222 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations 1916 (Provisional).
Gazetted 06 Sep 1917
Date of repeal 02 Dec 1920
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by War Precautions Act Repeal Act 1920


1917. No. 222.



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 1914-16, to come into operation forthwith.

Dated this sixth day of September. 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, 196, 211, and 212.)

After Regulation 30 of the War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations, the following Regulation is inserted:—

Power to cancel provision in agreements relating to preference in employment.

“31. If the Governor-General is satisfied that any trade union or other association of employees has, or that members thereof or of any branch or section thereof have, ceased work or become engaged in a strike or cessation of work, the Governor-General may by notice in the Gazette cancel so much of the provisions of any agreement made between the trade union, association, branch, or section and one or more employers as provides for or relates to preference in employment to members of the trade union, association, branch, or section, or as provides for members of the trade union, association, branch, or section, not being required or permitted to work with or alongside of persons not being members, and thereupon the provisions so cancelled shall cease to have any effect whatever.”


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