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Joint Coal Board Regulations

Authoritative Version
SR 1947 No. 44 Regulations as made
Principal Regulations
Gazetted 27 Mar 1947
Date of repeal 01 Jan 2002
Repealed by Repeal of the enabling legislation by Coal Industry Repeal Act 2001


1947. No. 44.



I, THE PRIME MINISTER of the Commonwealth of Australia, in agreement with the Premier of the State of New South Wales, hereby recommend the making of the following Regulations under the Coal Industry Act 1946.

Dated this twenty-sixth day of March, 1947.


Prime Minister.


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 Coal Industry Act 1946.

Dated this twenty-sixth day of March, 1947.

W. J. McKell


By His Excellency’s Command,


for Minister for Supply and Shipping.


Joint Coal Board Regulations.


1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Joint Coal Board Regulations.


2.  In these Regulations, unless the contrary intention appears—

“the Chairman” means the Chairman of the Board and includes a member of the Board for the time being acting in the place of the Chairman.

Meetings of the Board.

3.—(1.)     The first meeting of the Board shall be called by the Chairman at a time and place fixed by him.

(2.)   The Chairman shall give, either orally or in writing, to all members of the Board reasonable notice of each meeting of the Board.

(3.)   The Chairman shall preside at each meeting of the Board.

(4.)   All questions arising at any meeting of the Board shall be decided by a majority of votes of the members present.

(5.)   In the event of an equality of voting on any question before the Board that question shall be deferred for determination by the next meeting of the Board.


* Notified in the Commonwealth Gazette on 27th March, 1947.

2078.—Price 3d.

Minutes &c.

4.  The Board shall keep minutes of its decisions and of all proceedings at meetings.

Common seal.

5.  The common seal of the Board shall be kept in the custody of the Chairman or of such member of the Board as the Board determines and shall not be affixed to any instrument or document except in the presence of a quorum of the Board and two of the members in whose presence the seal is affixed shall attest by their signatures the fact and date of the seal being so affixed.


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