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Munitions Supply Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - C1937L00046
  • No longer in force
SR 1937 No. 46 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Munitions Supply Regulations.
Gazetted 29 Apr 1937
Date of repeal 06 Apr 1956
Repealed by Repealed by Munitions Supply Regulations (SR 1956 No. 30)


1937. No. 46.



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 1903-1934.

Dated this twenty-eighth day of April, 1937.



By His Excellency’s Command,

Signature of the Acting Minister of State for Defence.

Acting Minister of State for Defence.


Amendment of Munitions Supply Regulations.†

Regulation 4 of the Munitions Supply Regulations is amended by adding thereto the following definition:—

“Returned Soldier” means any person who enlisted prior to the eleventh day of November, One thousand nine hundred and eighteen, and served in the war with satisfactory record in any Expeditionary Force raised under the provisions of the

Defence Act 1903-1918, and includes—

(a) a member of the Army Medical Corps Nursing Service who was accepted or appointed by the Director-General of Medical Services for service outside Australia during the war;

(b) any member of the Naval Forces of the Commonwealth who has during the war been on active service outside Australia or on a ship of war;

(c) any person who, during the war, has been employed as a radio telegraphist in the transport service in connexion with any such Expeditionary Force, and who, while so employed, served in the zone of war; and

(d) any person who was born in Australia, or resident in Australia within six months prior to enlistment, and who, at any time during the war, served with satisfactory record in a Naval or Military Expeditionary Force raised in the United Kingdom or in any British Dominion.”


* Notified in the Commonwealth Gazette on 9th August, 1934.

† Statutory Rules 1936, No. 112, as amended by Statutory Rules 1936, No. 153.

1698.—9/9.4.1937.—Price 3d.


After regulation 73 of the Munitions Supply Regulations insert the following new regulation:—

“73a. (1)   Notwithstanding anything contained in these Regulations, a returned soldier whose name is enrolled for temporary employment shall, if competent for the work required, be considered for temporary employment in priority to any person who is not a returned soldier.

(2)    Where the employment of a returned soldier has been terminated owing to temporary assistance not being further required, he shall be eligible for further temporary employment at any time after the termination of his previous temporary employment.”



By Authority: L. F. Johnston, Commonwealth Government Printer, Canberra.