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War Financial Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - C1920L00069
  • No longer in force
SR 1920 No. 69 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the War Financial Regulations.
Gazetted 06 May 1920
Date of repeal 17 Dec 1926
Repealed by Repealed by War Financial Regulations (SR 1926 No. 174)

STATUTORY RULES.

1920. No. 69.

 

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-ninth day of April, 1920.

R. M. FERGUSON,

Governor-General.

By His Excellency’s Command,

G. F. PEARCE,

Minister of State for Defence.

 

Amendment of War Financial Regulation.

War Financial Regulations, arc amended as follows:—

(1) Regulation 5 is amended by inserting the following words next after the word “embark”:—

“Provided, in the case of appointments made before 10th July, 1915, it is certified by the Principal Medical Officer that a Nurse was appointed to the Australian Imperial Force Nursing Service prior to her embarkation for service abroad, payment may be made at the rates of pay then in operation for a period not exceeding seven days prior to the date of such embarkation.”

(2) Regulation 7 is amended by adding the following words:—

“and provided further that Chaplains who have served for 5 years with the Australian Imperial Force, and are 2nd Class Chaplains, shall receive the pay and allowances of their equivalent substantive rank, as defined in regulation 16”.

(3) Sub-regulation (a) of regulation 23 is amended by deleting the schedule contained in paragraph (i) and substituting the following in lieu thereof. To take effect as from 1st May, 1919:—

Rank.

Allowance per diem.

 

s.

d.

Lieut.-General...............................................................................

25

0

Major-General...............................................................................

26

0

Brigadier-General..........................................................................

20

0

Colonel.........................................................................................

 

 

Lieut.-Colonel...............................................................................

 

 

Major............................................................................................

17

6

Captain..........................................................................................

 

 

Lieutenant.....................................................................................

 

 

Warrant Officer.............................................................................

 

 

Staff Sergeant................................................................................

12

6

Sergeant........................................................................................

 

 

Corporal........................................................................................

 

 

Private...........................................................................................

10

0

Australian Army Nursing Service—

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

 

 

17

6

Other Ranks..................................................................................

15

0


Sub-regulation (a) of regulation 23 is further amended by adding the following paragraphs: To take effect as from 1st May, 1919:—

“(vi) Where a member not drawing subsistence allowance is absent on duty and where Government quarters are provided, claims will not be computed at the Travelling rates but meal allowance rates only shall apply.

(vii) A member not drawing subsistence allowance who is absent on duty and provided with rations but no quarters shall be paid at billeting rates only.

(viii) A flat rate of travelling expenses in accordance with the undermentioned scale shall be paid in lieu of subsistence allowance to Area Officers and staff supervising non-military employment as under:—

Area Officers....................................................

15s. 0d. per diem.

Warrant and Non-Commissioned Officers........

12s. 6d. per diem.

Inspectors irrespective of rank

Provided that the Area Officer and staff in London District shall be paid the undermentioned allowances:—

Officer in Charge of Area...........................................

15s. per diem.

Assistant Area Officer.................................................

12s. per diem.

Non-Commissioned Officer Inspectors.......................

8s. per diem.

(ix) Meal Allowances—

Officers and other ranks absent on duty from their stations not involving absence overnight and who do not draw subsistence allowance shall be entitled to meal allowances at the following rules:—

Officers—Breakfast..........................................................

3s.

0d.

Lunch................................................................

3s.

6d.

Dinner...............................................................

4s.

6d.

Other ranks—Per meal......................................................

2s.

6d.

(x) Where it is proved to the satisfaction of the Commandant, Australian Imperial Force Head-Quarters, that the travelling expenses a member is entitled to draw under these Regulations do not cover his actual expenses, the Commandant may authorize payment of such additional sum as he may consider necessary.”

(4) The Schedule contained in regulation 54 is amended by deleting that portion relating to Wardsmaids and inserting the following in lieu thereof:—

 

Pay per week.

Allowances.

Total per week.

Wardsmaids........

£1

6s.....

Cooked rations to be supplied or 7s. per week in lieu.

£1

13s.

 

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