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SR 1917 No. 281 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations 1916 (Provisional).
Gazetted 25 Oct 1917
Date of repeal 02 Dec 1920
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by War Precautions Act Repeal Act 1920


1917. No. 281.



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-fourth day of October, 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, 298, 300, 301, 303, 328, and Statutory Rules 1917, Nos. 12, 17, 37, 56, 65, 73, 94, 182, 196, 211, 212, 222, 243, and 254.)

After Regulation 33 of the War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations the following Regulation is inserted:—

Partial avoidance of provisions of certain agreements and awards.

“34. Nothing in the provisions of any agreement made between any trade union, association, branch, or section, and one or more employers, or of any award or order made by any Board or person appointed under any Regulation made under the War Precautions Act 1914-1916—

(a) which provides for or relates to preference in employment to members of the trade union, association, branch, or section; or

(b) 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,

shall affect the continuance of employment of any person who, at any time while members of that trade union, association, branch, or section of employees were engaged in a strike, or did not present themselves for employment, accepted employment upon work of a kind ordinarily performed by members of that trade union, association, branch, or section, and so far as any such provisions purport to affect such continuance of employment, they shall be of no effect.”


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