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SR 1918 No. 99 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations 1916 (Provisional).
Gazetted 11 Apr 1918
Date of repeal 02 Dec 1920
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by War Precautions Act Repeal Act 1920


1918. No. 99.



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 tenth day of April, 1918.



By His Excellency’s Command,


Minister of State for Defence.


Amendment of 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, 222, 243, 254, 281, 282, and Statutory Rules 1918, Nos. 56, 77, and 85.)

After regulation 41 of the War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations, the following regulation is inserted:—

Lotteries in connexion with War Loan.

“42. (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in any State law, any person may with the consent in writing of the Treasurer of the Commonwealth, establish and conduct any lottery for the purpose of any loan raised by the Commonwealth for war purposes, so long as the conditions laid down by the Treasurer of the Commonwealth in connexion with such establishment and conduct are complied with.

(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in any State law, it shall not be an offence to purchase or sell any ticket in a lottery established and conducted in pursuance of this regulation, or to print publish exhibit or circulate in any manner any matter relating thereto, or to be concerned in the establishment or conduct of any such lottery.”




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