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Women's Employment Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - C1944L00042
  • No longer in force
SR 1944 No. 42 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Women's Employment Regulations.
Gazetted 25 Feb 1944
Date of repeal 01 Jan 1950
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by Defence (Transitional Provisions) Act 1949

STATUTORY RULES.

1944. No. 42.

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REGULATIONS UNDER THE WOMEN’S EMPLOYMENT ACT 1942.*

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, 1944.

GOWRIE

Governor-General.

By His Excellency’s Command,

E. J. HOLLOWAY

Minister of State for Labour and National Service.

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Amendments of the Women’s Employment Regulations.

Interpretations.

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 subsequently amended.

Committees of Reference.

2.— (1.) Regulation 5c of the Women’s Employment Regulations is amended—

(a) by omitting sub-regulation (2.) and inserting in its stead the following sub-regulation:—

“(2.) The Minister, the Attorney-General or the Chairman of the Board may, in relation to any decision of the Board, refer to a person on the panel of persons established under the last preceding sub-regulation (in this regulation referred to as ‘the Chairman’), any question as to—

(a) what females (if any) who are or were employed by an employer, are or were employed on work specified in the decision;

(b) which of those females are or were employed on work specified in sub-regulation (1.) of regulation 6 of these Regulations; or

(c) the classification of the work on which any such female is or was employed.”;

 

* Notified in the Commonwealth Gazette on 25th February, 1944.

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(b) by inserting after sub-regulation (3.) the following sub-regulation:—

“(3a.) Before a Committee of Reference determines any question in pursuance of this regulation, the Chairman shall give to all persons and organizations who or which, in the opinion of the Chairman, are interested in the question, an opportunity of being heard.”; and

(c) by omitting sub-regulation (5.) and inserting in its stead the following sub-regulation:—

“(5.) A determination made under this regulation shall be deemed to form part of the decision in relation to which it is made.”.

(2.) Where any Committee of Reference has before the commencement of this regulation made or purported to make a determination in pursuance of regulation 5c of the Women’s Employment Regulations, that determination shall have full force and effect and shall be deemed to form part of the decision in relation to which it was made or purported to be made.

Power of Board to give decisions otherwise than on applications.

3. Regulation 7c of the Women’s Employment Regulations is amended by omitting sub-regulations (2.), (3.) and (4.) and inserting in their stead the following sub-regulations:—

“(2.) The Board shall, before giving a decision in pursuance of this regulation, publish, in such, detail and in such manner as it thinks proper, the proposed decision, and shall give such notification to employers and employees likely to be affected by such decision as to the Board seems proper.

“(3.) The Board shall fix a time and place for the hearing of the matter and parties affected or likely to be affected by the decision may then and there be heard.”.

Decisions binding on parties to application.

4. Regulation 9 of the Women’s Employment Regulations is amended by inserting, after the word “specified”, the words “or indicated”.

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