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Defence Force Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - F1996B01705
  • No longer in force
SR 1981 No. 352 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Defence Force Regulations.
Administered by: Defence
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR16-Feb-1982
Tabled Senate16-Feb-1982
Gazetted 09 Dec 1981
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Defence (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Statutory Rules 1981 No. 3521


Defence Force Regulations2 (Amendment)

I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby make the following Regulations under the Defence Act 1903.

     Dated 3 December 1981.

                                                                                                          ZELMAN COWEN


     By His Excellency’s Command,


Minister of State for Administrative Services
for and on behalf of the
Minister of State for Defence



          1.    Regulation 32 of the Defence Force Regulations is amended by omitting the definition of “the repealed Regulations”.

          2.    After regulation 38 of the Defence Force Regulations the following regulation is inserted in Part VII:

Transport, &c., in the Woomera Area

          “38A.  (1)   A person authorized by the Minister to act under this regulation may give a direction or authority to a person (whether a member of the Defence Force or not) who is performing duties or is employed in or in connection with an undertaking established in the Woomera Area with respect to the transport, handling, storage, testing or use, in that area for the purposes of such an undertaking, of weapons, explosives, vehicles or other war material.

          “(2)   A direction or authority under sub-regulation (1) may be given to a particular person, to particular persons or to the persons included in a class of persons.

          “(3)   It is lawful for a person to whom a direction or authority under sub-regulation (1) is given to comply with the direction or exercise the authority.”.



1.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 9 December 1981.

2.       Statutory Rules 1952 No. 29 as amended to date. For previous amendments see Note 2 to Statutory Rules 1981 No. 177 and see also Statutory Rules 1981 No. 177.