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Maternity Allowance Act 1927

Authoritative Version
  • - C1927A00034
  • No longer in force
Act No. 34 of 1927 as made
An Act to amend the Maternity Allowance Act 1912-1926.
Date of Assent 22 Dec 1927
Date of repeal 01 Jul 1947
Repealed by Social Services Consolidation Act 1947

MATERNITY ALLOWANCE.

 

No. 34 of 1927.

An Act to amend the Maternity Allowance Act 1912–1926.

[Assented to 22nd December, 1927.]

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

Short title and citation.

1.—(1.)     This Act may be cited as the Maternity Allowance Act 1927.

(2.)     The Maternity Allowance Act 19121926 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)     The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Maternity Allowance Act 19121927.

Who may be claimants.

2.     Section six of the Principal Act is amended by inserting at the end of sub-section (2.) the following proviso:—

“Provided that a woman who is an alien by reason of her marriage to an alien shall not, in consequence only of her alienage, be subject to the disqualification contained in this sub-section.”.