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High Commissioner (Staff) Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - C1943L00300
  • No longer in force
SR 1943 No. 300 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the High Commissioner (Staff) Regulations.
Gazetted 16 Dec 1943
Date of repeal 27 Oct 1960
Repealed by Repealed by High Commissioner (Staff) Regulations 1960 (SR 1960 No. 87)


1943. No. 300.



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 High Commissioner Act 1909-1940.

Dated this eighth day of December, 1943.



By His Excellencys Command,

Signature for Prime Minister

For Prime Minister.


Amendments of the High Commissioner (Staff) Regulations.

Variations of salary on account of variations in the cost of living.

1. Regulation 14 of the High Commissioner (Staff) Regulations is amended by omitting from paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) thereof the word year (wherever occurring) and inserting in its stead the words six months.

Sick leave.

2. Regulation 73 of the High Commissioner (Staff) Regulations is amended by adding at the end thereof the following sub-regulations:—

(6.) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-regulations (4.) and (5.) of this regulation, an officer who, having been retired from the First or the Second Class of the Service in accordance with regulation 68 or regulation 70 of these Regulations, is employed as an officer of the Third Class may, subject to sub-regulations (1.), (2.) and (3.) of this regulation, be granted leave of absence as specified in the following table:—

Qualifying period of service as an officer of the Third Class.

Total period of leave allowable.

After the date of his commencing duty and during the period of his first two years service

Twenty-four days on full pay

After the date of his completion of two years service and during the year following that date

Twelve days on full pay

During each succeeding year of service................................

Twelve days on full pay

* Notified In the Commonwealth Gazette on                                                       , 1943.

† Statutory Rules 1941, No. 258, as amended by Statutory Rules 1943, No. 73.

7161.—Price 3d.                                                                         20/25.11.1943.


Any leave of absence allowable under this sub-regulation which is not availed of by an officer during the period in respect of which it accrues shall be allowed to accumulate.

(7.) If, at the expiration of the total period of leave of absence allowable to him under this regulation, an officer does not resume his duties, his services shall be terminated by the High Commissioner..

3. After regulation 73 of the High Commissioner (Staff) Regulations the following regulation is inserted:—

Officers with prior service.

73a. Where a person is appointed to be an officer of the Third Class and his services as such an officer have previously been terminated—

(a) in accordance with sub-regulation (7.) of the last preceding regulation; or

(b) owing to the requirements of the Service,

the continuity of his service shall be deemed not to have been broken, for the purposes of sick leave, recreation leave or incremental advancement, if, during a period not exceeding fourteen months prior to that leave or advancement, he was employed for a total period of twelve months..


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