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SR 1920 No. 194 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Deceased Soldiers' Estates Regulations 1919.
Gazetted 25 Oct 1920
Date of repeal 22 Dec 1926
Repealed by Deceased Soldiers' Estates Regulations 1919

STATUTORY RULES.

1920. No. 194.

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REGULATIONS UNDER THE DECEASED SOLDIERS’ ESTATES ACT 1918–1919.

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 Deceased Soldiers’ Estates Act 1918–1919, to come into operation forthwith.

Dated this twenty-first day of October, 1920.

FORSTER,

Governor-General.

By His Excellency’s Command,

GRANVILLE RYRIE,

for Minister of State for Defence.

 

Amendment of Deceased Soldiers’ Estates Regulations 1919.

(Statutory Rules 1919, No. 67, as amended by Statutory Rules 1919, No. 223.)

1. Regulation 2 of the Deceased Soldiers’ Estates. Regulations is amended by inserting, after the definition of “child,” the following definition:—

“‘The Repatriation Commission’ means the Repatriation Commission appointed under the Australian Soldiers’ Repatriation Act 1920”.

2. Regulation 7 is amended by inserting in paragraph (b) after the word “children” (last occurring) the following proviso:—

“Provided that if, in the opinion of the Minister, the guardian or person, who, in the opinion of the prescribed authority, stands in the relationship of guardian to the children, is unfitted to receive the shares of the children, the Minister may for the purposes of these Regulations, appoint the Repatriation Commission to be the guardian of the children, and the shares of the children shall thereupon be paid to the Repatriation Commission, and shall be held by it on such trusts as the Minister determines”.

3. Regulation 8 is amended by adding at the end of paragraph (a) the following proviso:—

“Provided that if the widow has children, and, in the opinion of the Minister, is unfitted to receive the estate, the Minister may for the purposes of these Regulations appoint the Repatriation Commission to be the guardian of the children, and the estate shall thereupon be paid to the Repatriation Commission, and shall be held by it on such trusts as the Minister determines”.

 

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