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Australian Military Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - F1997B00230
  • No longer in force
SR 1991 No. 131 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 Senate13-Aug-1991
Tabled HR20-Aug-1991
Gazetted 26 Jun 1991
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Defence (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Statutory  Rules  1991   No. 1311

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Australian Military Regulations 2 (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 19 June 1991.

 

 

                                                                                         BILL HAYDEN

                                                                                         Governor-General

          By His Excellency’s Command,

 

 

 

GORDON BILNEY

Minister of State for Defence Science and Personnel

 

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1.    Commencement

1.1   Regulation 5 is taken to have commenced on 19 July 1990.

 

 

2.    Amendment

2.1    The Australian Military Regulations are amended as set out in these Regulations.

 

3.    Regulation 75 (Appointment of Chaplains)

3.1    Subregulation 75 (2):

Omit “hold the classification of Chaplain Fourth Class or such higher classification”; substitute, “be a chaplain in Division 1 or such higher Division”.

 

3.2   Subregulation 75 (2):

Omit “Chief of Personnel”; substitute, “Assistant Chief of the General Staff—Personnel”.

 

 

4.    Regulation 124 (Ages for compulsory retirement of officers)

4.1    Subregulation 124 (2):

Omit the subregulation, substitute:

 

             “(2)  Subject to subregulations (2A), (3), (6) and (7), the age for the compulsory retirement of an officer serving in the Royal Australian Army Chaplains’ Department is:

               (a)  for a Division 4 chaplain who is the head of his or her church or faith, or a Division 5 chaplain—57 years; and

               (b)  in any other case—55 years.

 

        “(2aa)  In subregulation (2), “the head of his or her church or faith” means the chaplain who has precedence over all other chaplains of that church or faith in the Royal Australian Army Chaplains’ Department.”.

 

 

5.    Regulation 590 (Constitution of Chaplains’ Department)

5.1    Add at the end:

 

             “(2)  The Royal Australian Army Chaplains’ Department comprises the following Divisions:

               (a)  Division 1;

               (b)  Division 2;

               (c)  Division 3;

              (d)  Division 4;

               (e)  Division 5.”.

 

 

6.    Regulation 593 (Age limits for appointment to Division 1)

6.1    Omit “chaplain, 4th class”, substitute “a chaplain in Division 1”.

 

7.    Regulation 594 (Classification and precedence)

7.1    Omit the regulation, substitute:

 

Precedence of Chaplains

          “594.  (1)  A chaplain takes precedence in accordance with the following rank:

              (a)   a chaplain in Division 1—Captain;

              (b)   a chaplain in Division 2—Major;

              (c)   a chaplain in Division 3—Lieutenant-Colonel;

              (d)  a chaplain in Division 4 who is the head of his or her church or faith—Brigadier;

               (e)  a chaplain in Division 4 who is not the head of his or her  church or faith—Colonel;

              (f)   a chaplain in Division 5—Brigadier.

 

             “(2)  In subregulation (1), ‘the head of his or her church or faith’ has the same meaning as that in subregulation 124 (2aa).

 

             “(3)  Despite subregulation (1) a chaplain may not hold any rank other than that of chaplain.”.

 

 

8.   Regulation 595 (Principal Chaplains)

8.1   Subregulation 595 (2):

Omit the subregulation.

 

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NOTES

 

1.      Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 26 June 1991.

 

2.      Statutory Rules 1927 No. 149 as amended by 1928 Nos. 23, 28 and 126; 1929 No. 123; 1930 Nos. 26, 67 and 92; 1931 No. 13; 1932 Nos. 80, 87, and 125; 1933 Nos. 49 and 77; 1934 Nos. 26 and 80; 1935 Nos. 99 and 109; 1936 Nos. 21, 44 and 100; 1937 No. 45; 1938 Nos. 75, 90 and 93; 1939 Nos. 31, 51, 58, 115, 123, 134, 160 and 173; 1940 Nos. 2, 16, 29, 59, 150, 183, 184, 185, 186, 199, 237, 252, 272, and  273; 1941 Nos. 3, 4, 14, 43, 135, 153, 155, 205, 245, 246, 260 and 311; 1942 No. 35, 59, 60, 85, 114, 166, 179, 211, 231, 289, 333, 334, 350, 417, 477, 506, 508, 521, 522, 555 and 556; 1943 Nos. 17, 68, 72, 126, 174, 199, 200, 219, 244, 245, 246, 249, and 258; 1944 Nos. 1, 39, 69, 71, 72, 114, 120, 122, 154 and 164; 1945 Nos. 6, 19, 38, 42, 68, 94, 111, 141 and 195; 1946 Nos. 72, 113, 114, 116 and 150; 1947 Nos. 25 and 59; 1948 Nos. 40, 59, 65 and 79; 1949 Nos. 55 and 68; 1950 Nos.

      

         10, 21, 29, 64 and 65; 1951 Nos. 20, 56, 125, 149 and 152; 1952 Nos. 8, 60, 68 and 69; 1953 No. 87; 1954 Nos. 113, 117 and 118; 1955 Nos. 7, 31 and 55; 1956 Nos. 52, 102 and 115; 1957 No. 56; 1958 Nos. 31, 32 and 85; 1959 Nos. 22 and 30; 1960 No. 25; 1961 No. 42; 1962 Nos. 23, 27, 68, 69 and 71; 1963 No. 28; 1964 Nos. 62, 83, 93 and 149; 1965 Nos. 61, 72, 116, 119, 138 and 174; 1966 Nos. 119 and 167; 1967 Nos. 13, 118 and 168; 1968 Nos. 91 and 96; 1969 Nos. 76, 94, 96, 197 and 217; 1970 Nos. 101 and 193; 1971 Nos. 85 and 179; 1972 Nos. 57, 123 and 207; 1973 Nos. 99, 206, 245 and 250; 1974 Nos. 75 and 91; 1975 Nos. 2, 143, 144 and 192; 1976 Nos. 59 and 220; 1977 No. 50; 1978 Nos. 53, 139 and 197; 1979 Nos. 20, 30, 169, 170 and 242; 1980 Nos. 64, 177, 245, 340 and 360; 1981 Nos. 54, 60, 257 and 338; 1982 Nos. 36, 190 and 331; 1983 Nos. 40, 61, 203 and 289; 1984 Nos. 76, 78, 378, 390, 391 and 429; 1985 Nos. 90, 117 and 211; 1986 No. 331; 1987 Nos. 19 and 177; 1988 Nos. 38, 90 and 127; 1990 Nos. 42 and 375.