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SLI 2005 No. 303 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Australian Military Regulations 1927 to permit the Chief of Army to impose mess fees.
Administered by: Defence
Registered 19 Dec 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR07-Feb-2006
Tabled Senate07-Feb-2006
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Defence (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Australian Military Amendment Regulations 2005 (No. 2)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2005 No. 303

I, PHILIP MICHAEL JEFFERY, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Defence Act 1903.

Dated 15 December 2005



By His Excellency’s Command


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Australian Military Amendment Regulations 2005 (No. 2).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the day after they are registered.

3              Amendment of Australian Military Regulations 1927

                Schedule 1 amends the Australian Military Regulations 1927.

Schedule 1        Amendment

(regulation 3)


[1]           After subregulation 782 (4)


         (5)   The Chief of Army may:

                (a)    determine mess fees that are to be paid by officers, warrant officers and sergeants for services provided by:

                          (i)    a mess specified in the determination; or

                         (ii)    all messes.

         (6)   For subregulation (5):

                (a)    the amount of mess fees must be reasonably proportionate to the value of the services provided by the mess; and

               (b)    each officer, warrant officer and sergeant who is a member of a mess is liable to pay the mess fees (if any) determined in relation to the mess.


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