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Defence (Prohibited Words and Letters) Regulations (Amendment) (Statutory Rules 1990 No. 378)

 

 

Statutory Rules 1990 No. 3781

Defence (Prohibited Words and Letters)
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 29 November 1990.

BILL HAYDEN
Governor-General

By His Excellency's Command,

GORDON BILNEY
Minister of State for Defence Science and Personnel

1. Amendment
1.1 The Defence (Prohibited Words and Letters) Regulations are amended as set out in these Regulations.
2. Regulation 5 (Offences)
2.1 Omit the regulation, substitute:

Delegation

"5. The Minister may, by instrument, delegate to an officer of the Defence Force who holds a rank not below that of Colonel, or an equivalent rank, his or her powers under regulations 3 and 4.

Offences

"6. A person must not knowingly use a word, words or a group of letters in contravention of regulation 2.

Penalty: $500.".

3. Schedule (Prohibited words and groups of letters)
3.1 Omit the Schedule, substitute:

Regulation 2

SCHEDULE
PROHIBITED WORDS AND LETTERS
PART 1-AUSTRALIAN NAVY

Column 1
Item

Column 2
Prohibited Words

Column 3
Prohibited Letters

1

Royal Australian Navy

RAN

2

Her Majesty's Australian Ship

HMAS

3

Her Majesty's Australian Ships

HMA Ships

4

Permanent Naval Forces

5

Naval Emergency Reserve Forces

NERF

6

Royal Australian Naval Reserve

RANR

7

Royal Australian Fleet Reserve

RAFR

8

Naval

9

Navy

10

Naval Forces

Column 1
Item

Column 2
Prohibited Words

Column 3
Prohibited Letters

1

Australian Army Reserve

2

Australian Flying Corps

AFC

3

Australian Imperial Force

AIF

4

Australian Military Forces

AMF

5

Australian Regular Army

ARA

6

Defence Force

7

Permanent Military Forces

8

Regular Army Emergency Reserve

9

Regular Army Supplement

Column 1
Item

Column 2
Prohibited Words

Column 3
Prohibited Letters

1

Air Force

2

Air Force Emergency Force

AFEF

3

Australian Air Force Reserve

AAFR

4

Permanent Air Force

PAF

5

Royal Australian Air Force

RAAF

NOTES

1. Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 6 December 1990.

2. Statutory Rules 1957 No. 16 as amended by 1976 No. 51; 1981 No. 102.

 

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