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SR 1918 No. 263 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Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by War Precautions Act Repeal Act 1920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. 263.

 

REGULATIONS 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 Regulations under the War Precautions Act 1914-1916, to come into operation forthwith.

Dated this second day of October, 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.

After regulation 49 of the War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations the following regulations are inserted:—

Making statements prejudicial to the raising of war loans.

“50. No person shall, by word of mouth, or in writing, or in any newspaper, book, circular, or other printed publication, spread reports or make statements likely to prejudice the raising by the Commonwealth of any war loan.

Destroying war loan posters.

“51. Any person who, without authority (proof whereof shall be upon him), destroys, injures, disfigures, or removes any poster, advertisement, or notice relating to any war loan shall be guilty of an offence.”

 

 

 

 

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