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Women's Employment Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - C1943L00041
  • No longer in force
SR 1943 No. 41 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the National Security (Women's' Employment) Regulations.
Gazetted 23 Feb 1943
Date of repeal 01 Jan 1950
Repealed by Defence (Transitional Provisions) Act 1949


1943. No. 41.



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 Women’s Employment Act 1942.

Dated this twenty-third day of February, 1943.



By His Excellency’s Command,


Minister of State for Labour and

National Service.


Amendments of the Women’s Employment Regulations.


1. In these Regulations, “the Women’s Employment Regulations” means the provisions in the Schedule to the Women’s Employment Act 1942, relating to the employment of women, as amended by Statutory Rules 1942, No. 548.

Limitation of effect of certain decisions.

2. Regulation 8a of the Women’s Employment Regulations is amended—

(a) by omitting from sub-regulation (1.) the words “by order published in the Gazette”, and by inserting in their stead the words “ in accordance with this regulation”; and

(b) by inserting, after sub-regulation (1.), the following sub-regulation:—

“(1a.) The approval by the Minister of a decision of the Board specified in the last preceding sub-regulation shall be given by order published in the Gazette and may be given—

(a) without qualification; or

(b) subject to the qualification that the decision is to permit the employment of females on the work only if they are over an age specified in the order not being an age less than that specified in the decision,

and where the approval is given in pursuance of paragraph (b) of this sub-regulation the decision shall be deemed to be varied, and shall have effect, accordingly.”.


* Notified in the Commonwealth Gazette on 23rd February, 1943.



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