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Immigration Regulations 1913 (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - C2004L09746
  • No longer in force
SR 1915 No. 272 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Immigration Regulations 1913.
Gazetted 06 Jan 1916
Date of repeal 01 Apr 2015
Repealed by Sunsetting

STATUTORY RULES 1915, No. 272.(a)


   The Immigration Regulations 1913 (S.R. 1913, No. 307), are amended by inserting after Regulation 4 thereof the following Regula­tion:—

Searching Premises for Documents relating to Immigration of

Prohibited Immigrants.

4A. Any officer, authorized in that behalf by the Minister, or by the Secretary to the Department of External Affairs may, at any reasonable hour in the day time, enter and search any building, pre­mises, or place in which he has reasonable ground for believing that there are documents, books, or papers relating to the immigration of prohibited immigrants, and may seize any such documents, books, or papers and impound and retain them for such time as he thinks necessary.


(Statutory Rules 1913, No. 307.)

After Regulation 18 the following heading and Regulation are inserted:—

Members of Crews not Producing Identification Cards.

18.A.—(1) Any officer may prevent any member of the crew of a vessel, other than a public vessel of a Government arriving at any port in the Commonwealth, from Ports beyond the Common­wealth, from landing during the vessel's stay at that port unless the identification card of that member has been produced to the officer on demand, and may without warrant arrest any member who attempts to land before his identification card has been so produced .

(2) In any case where any such member whose identification card has, not been produced to the officer on demand lands at any Australian port the master of the vessel and the member of the crew shall each be guilty of an offence against these Regulations.


                (a) Made  under the Immigration Act 1901-1912 on 31st December, 1915 ; these Regulations supersede the Provisional    Regulations.S.R. 1915, Nos. 112 and 151) which came into operation on 25th Jane, 1915, and 25th August, 1915, respectively, and which are not contained in this volume.