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War Financial Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - C1919L00095
  • No longer in force
SR 1919 No. 95 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the War Financial Regulations.
Gazetted 24 Apr 1919
Date of repeal 17 Dec 1926
Repealed by Repealed by War Financial Regulations (SR 1926 No. 174)

STATUTORY RULES.

1919. No. 95.

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REGULATIONS UNDER THE DEFENCE ACT 1903–1918.

I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL in and over the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby make the following Regulations under the Defence Act 1903–1918, to come into operation forthwith.

Dated this twenty-third day of April, 1919.

R. M. FERGUSON,

Governor-General.

By His Excellency’s Command,

GEO. H. WISE,

for Minister of State for Defence.

 

Amendment of War Financial Regulations.

War Financial Regulations are amended as follows:—

(1) Regulation 5 is repealed and the following regulation made in lieu thereof, to take effect as from 1st June, 1918:—

“5. Nurses appointed to the Australian Imperial Force for service abroad shall be paid at the following rates of pay:—

 

s.

d.

Matron-in-Chief..............................................................................

19

2

Principal Matron on Staff Duties, Salonica, Egypt, India................

17

6

Other Principal Matrons and Matrons..............................................

15

0

Sisters-in-Charge and Head Sisters..................................................

13

0

Nursing Sisters................................................................................

12

0

Staff Nurses and Masseuses............................................................

9

6

Pay will commence seven days before the date on which the member is required to embark.

A Sister-in-Charge of Sea Transport Staff shall receive the temporary rank and pay of Matron.”

(2) Regulation 6 is amended as from 1st June, 1918, to read as follows:—

“6. After two years’ efficient service with the Australian Imperial Force the pay of a Masseuse may be increased by 2s. per diem provided that the total number so paid shall not exceed 20 per cent. of the Masseuses serving abroad with the Australian Imperial Force.”

(3) Regulation 18 is repealed and the following regulation made in lieu thereof, to take effect as from 1st June, 1918:—

“18. Matrons, Sisters-in-Charge or Head Sisters, Staff Nurses and Masseuses not supplied with Government rations, shall receive the cash value of such ration.


 

Members of the Australian Army Nursing Service allotted to and performing duty at non-Australian hospitals shall be paid the difference in excess of Ten pence between the full daily charge for messing at such hospital and the value of the A.I.F. daily ration.

Field Allowance for Nurses and Masseuses is not issuable under any circumstances.

The Matron-in-Chief shall receive an allowance of 10s. per diem to include uniform and all other allowances except travelling allowance, but such allowance shall cease during any period in excess of seven days for which travelling allowance is paid.”

(4) Regulation 54c is repealed and the following regulation made in lieu thereof, to take effect as from 22nd March, 1919:—

“54c. Members of the Garrison Military Police shall, while engaged on police duties, be paid extra duty pay at the rate of 2s. per diem, and, for the purpose of computing separation allowance under regulation 57a, such extra duty pay shall not be regarded as portion of the member’s pay.”

 

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