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SR 1919 No. 35 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations 1916.
Gazetted 13 Feb 1919
Date of repeal 02 Dec 1920
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by War Precautions Act Repeal Act 1920

STATUTORY RULES.

1919. No. 35.

 

REGULATION UNDER THE WAR PRECAUTIONS ACT 1914-1918.

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 1914-1918 to come into operation forthwith.

Dated this twelfth day of February, 1919.

R. M. FERGUSON,

Governor-General.

By His Excellency’s Command,

E. J. RUSSELL,

Acting Minister of State for Defence.

 

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

After regulation 52 of the War Precautions (Supplementary) Regulations the following regulation is inserted:—

Financial arrangements with State Governments and Banks regarding wheat harvest.

“53. (1) In this regulation ‘the scheme’ means ‘The Government Scheme for Transportation and Marketing of the Australian Wheat Harvests 1915-1919 (under War Conditions)’, that is, the scheme entered into by the Governments of the Commonwealth and of the States of New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, and Western Australia (in this regulation referred to as ‘the States’) for the transportation and marketing of the Australian Wheat Harvests 1915-1919 (under War Conditions).

“(2) The Prime Minister may, on behalf of the Commonwealth—

(a) enter, in conjunction with representatives of the Governments of the States, into an agreement with Banking Corporations carrying on business in Australia for providing for the financial requirements of the States to enable them to operate the scheme so far as it relates to the Australian Wheat Harvest 1918-1919; and

(b) give to those Banking Corporations a guarantee that each of those State Governments will repay to each Bank the advances made by the Bank to it under the agreement.

“(3) The Prime Minister may, on behalf of the Commonwealth, arrange with representatives of the Governments of the States for the undertaking by the Commonwealth of a proportion of the liability in respect of advances made at the request of or by arrangement with the Government of the Commonwealth to growers of wheat under the scheme so far as it relates to the Australian Wheat Harvests 1917-1918 and 1918-1919.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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