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Australian Military Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - F1997B00208
  • No longer in force
SR 1982 No. 190 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Australian Military 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 HR17-Aug-1982
Tabled Senate18-Aug-1982
Gazetted 11 Aug 1982
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Defence (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Statutory Rules 1982 No. 1901

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Australian Military 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 August 1982.

                                                                                                             N. M. STEPHEN

                                                                                                            Governor-General

     By His Excellency’s Command,

IAN SINCLAIR

Minister of State for Defence

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Appointment of Chaplains

          1.    Regulation 75 of the Australian Military Regulations is amended—

                (a)    by omitting from sub-regulation (1) all the words after “appointment” and substituting “by the Principal Chaplain appointed under paragraph 595 (1) (a), (b) or (c), as the case may be, for Chaplains who are ministers of his church or faith”; and

               (b)    by omitting from sub-regulation (3) all the words after “person” and substituting “to be a Principal Chaplain”.

Ages for retirement of officers

          2.    Regulation 124 of the Australian Military Regulations is amended—

                (a)    by omitting from sub-regulation (4) “deputy chaplain-general or chaplain” and substituting “Principal Chaplain or Chaplain”;

               (b)    by omitting from sub-regulation (4) “the provisions of A.M.R. 595A or A.M.R. 594” and substituting “regulation 594 or 595”; and

                (c)    by omitting sub-regulation (5).

Military title after retirement

          3.    Regulation 125 of the Australian Military Regulations is amended by omitting from sub-regulation (3) “Chaplain-General” (wherever occurring) and substituting “Principal Chaplain”.

Chaplains—status and command

          4.    Regulation 592 of the Australian Military Regulations is amended by omitting sub-regulation (2).

Classification and precedence of Chaplains

          5.    Regulation 594 of the Australian Military Regulations is amended—

                (a)    by omitting from sub-regulation (1) “chaplains-general” and substituting 'Principal Chaplains”; and

               (b)    by omitting sub-regulation (2) and substituting the following sub-regulation:

                “(2)      A Chaplain whose classification is specified in Column 2 of the following table in an item in that table shall take precedence in accordance with the rank specified in Column 3 of the table in that item:

Column 1

Item

Column 2

Classification

Column 3

Rank

1

1st class

Colonel

2

2nd class

Lieutenant-Colonel

3

3rd class

Major

4

4th class

Captain”

          6.    Regulation 595 of the Australian Military Regulations is repealed and the following regulation substituted:

Principal Chaplains

          “595. (1)   The Governor-General may appoint 3 Principal Chaplains, namely—

                (a)    one for Chaplains who are ministers of the Anglican Church of Australia or a church in communion with that church;

               (b)    one for Chaplains who are ministers of the Roman Catholic Church; and

                (c)    one for Chaplains who are ministers of a church or faith other than Chaplains referred to in paragraph (a) or (b).

          “(2)   A Principal Chaplain shall take precedence as a Brigadier.”.

Deputy chaplains-general

          7.    Regulation 595A of the Australian Military Regulations is repealed.

Senior Jewish Chaplain

          8.    Regulation 595B of the Australian Military Regulations is repealed.

Senior chaplains and deputy senior chaplains

          9.    Regulation 596 of the Australian Military Regulations is repealed.

Advancement of classification

          10.  Regulation 597 of the Australian Military Regulations is amended by omitting “chaplain-general, or, in the case of a Jewish chaplain, on the recommendation of the Senior Jewish Chaplain” and substituting “Principal Chaplain”.

Reduction of classification

          11.  Regulation 598 of the Australian Military Regulations is amended by omitting from sub-regulation (2) all the words after “recommendation” (first occurring) and substituting “of his Principal Chaplain”.

Termination of appointment

          12.  Regulation 599 of the Australian Military Regulations is repealed.

 

NOTES

1.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 11 August 1982.

2.       Statutory Rules 1927 No. 149 as amended to date. For previous amendments see Note 2 to Statutory Rules 1982 No. 36 and see also Statutory Rules 1982 No. 36.