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Act No. 40 of 1920 as made
An Act to carry into effect the Treaties of Peace with Austria and Bulgaria.
Date of Assent 10 Nov 1920
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1950
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1950

TREATIES OF PEACE (AUSTRIA AND BULGARIA).

 

No. 40 of 1920.

An Act to carry into effect the Treaties of Peace with Austria and Bulgaria.

[Assented to 10th November, 1920.]

Preamble.

WHEREAS at St. Germain-en-Laye, on the tenth day of September, One thousand nine hundred and nineteen, a Treaty of Peace with Austria, including protocols and declarations annexed thereto, was signed by a representative of the Commonwealth of Australia on behalf of His Majesty the King:

And whereas at Neuilly-sur-Seine, on the twenty-seventh day of November, One thousand nine hundred and nineteen, a Treaty of Peace with Bulgaria, including a protocol annexed thereto, was signed by a representative of the Commonwealth of Australia on behalf of His Majesty the King:

And whereas copies of those Treaties (in this Act referred to as “the said Treaties”) have been laid before each House of the Parliament, and it is expedient that the Government of the Commonwealth should have power to do all such things as are necessary and expedient for giving effect to the said Treaties on the part of the Commonwealth:

Be it therefore enacted by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:—

Short title.

1.    This Act may be cited as the Treaties of Peace (Austria and Bulgaria) Act 1920.

Application of Act to Territories.

2.    This Act shall apply to the Territories under the authority of the Commonwealth.

Regulations.

3.    The Governor-General may make such regulations and do such things as appear to him to be necessary for carrying out and giving effect to the provisions of the said Treaties.

Contravention of regulations.

4.    The regulations may provide for the punishment of offences against the regulations, by the imposition of the following penalties:—

(a) If the offence is prosecuted summarily—a fine not exceeding Five hundred pounds or imprisonment for any term not exceeding twelve months, or both;

(b) if the offence is prosecuted upon indictment—a fine of any amount or imprisonment for not more than seven years, or both.