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SR 1918 No. 262 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations 1916 (Provisional).
Gazetted 03 Oct 1918
Date of repeal 02 Dec 1920
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by War Precautions Act Repeal Act 1920

STATUTORY RULES.

1918. No. 262.

 

REGULATION UNDER THE WAR PRECAUTIONS ACT 1914-1916.

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-fifth day of September, 1918.

R. M. FERGUSON,

Governor-General.

By His Excellency’s Command,

G. F. PEARCE,

Minister of State for Defence.

 

Amendment of War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations as Amended to this Date.

The War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations are amended by inserting therein, after regulation 48, the following regulation:—

Actions in respect of dividends paid to British Public Trustee.

“49.—(1) Where before or after the commencement of this regulation any dividends in respect of shares standing in the name of any person who is an enemy subject in the books of any company incorporated in England and having a branch register in Australia which, had a state of war not existed, would have been payable and paid in Australia to that person have been paid to the British Public Trustee, no person shall without the consent of the Attorney-General bring any action or take any step in an action brought in respect of the dividends.

“(2) In this regulation—

‘British Public Trustee’ means the Public Trustee appointed under any Imperial Law relating to Trading with the Enemy.

‘Enemy subject’ means enemy subject as defined in the Trading with the Enemy Act 1914-1916.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

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