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Women's Employment Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - C1945L00170
  • No longer in force
SR 1945 No. 170 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Women's Employment Regulations.
Gazetted 01 Nov 1945
Date of repeal 01 Jan 1950
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by Defence (Transitional Provisions) Act 1949

STATUTORY RULES.

1945. No. 170.

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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 thirty-first day of October, 1945.

HENRY

Governor-General.

By His Royal Highness’s Command,

E. J. HOLLOWAY

Minister of State for Labour and National Service.

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Amendment of the Women’s Employment Regulations.†

Interpretation.

1.  In these Regulations—

“Women’s Employment Regulations” means the provisions of the Schedule to the Women’s Employment Act 1942 relating to the employment of women, as subsequently amended:

Proceedings for recovery of sums due in certain cases.

2.  After regulation 9 of the Women’s Employment Regulations, the following regulation is inserted:—

9aa.—(1.) Notwithstanding, anything contained in regulation 9 of these Regulations, where a claim has, whether before or after the commencement of this regulation, been made by or on behalf of any female for payment of wages in accordance with a decision, and her employer has failed to make the payment, that female may, or an organization of employees to which she belongs may, on her behalf, sue in any court of competent jurisdiction for any sum of money due and payable to her under the decision.

“(2.) Proceedings under this regulation in relation to any such sum may be instituted at any time—

(a) in any case to which any of the next three succeeding paragraphs does not apply—within, but not later then, nine months after the date on which the sum became due and payable; or

* Notified in the Commonwealth Gazette on 1st November, 1945.

† Women’s Employment Regulations, being the Schedule to the Women’s Employment Act 1942, as amended by Statutory Rules 1942, No. 548 (disallowed by the Senate on 16th March, 1943); 1943, Nos. 41, 92, 251 and 809; and 1944, Nos. 42, 70, 109, 149 and 179.

5814.—Price 3d.

(b) in any case where the decision under which the claim has been made, has, whether before or after the commencement of this regulation, been, challenged or called in question in any proceedings in any court and no question in relation to the decision has, whether before or after the commencement of this regulation, been referred to a Committee of Reference—within but not later than nine months after the date of the judgment or order of the court in the proceedings or the date on which the sum became due and payable, whichever is the later;

(c) in any case where any question in relation to that decision, the determination of which affects or may affect the female in respect of whom the claim has been made, has, whether before or after the commencement of this regulation, been referred to a Committee of Reference and the decision, has not, whether before or after the commencement of this regulation, been challenged or called in question in any proceedings in any court—within but not later than nine months sifter the date of the determination of the Committee or the date on which the sum became due and payable, whichever is the later; and

(d) in any case where that decision has, whether before or after the commencement of this regulation, been challenged or called in question in any proceedings in any court and any question in relation to the decision, the determination of which affects or may affect the female in respect of whom the claim has been made, has, whether before or after the commencement of this regulation, been referred to a Committee of Reference—within but not later than nine months after the date of the judgment or order of the court in the proceedings or the date of the determination of the Committee, or the date on which the sum became due and payable whichever is the latest.”.

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