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War Precautions Act

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On this day (Australia): In 1914, the War Precautions Act, which gave the government special powers for the duration of World War I, was passed by the parliament


On 29 October 1914, the War Precautions Act, which gave the Government of Australia special powers for the duration of World War I and for six months afterwards, was passed by the Parliament of Australia. It was held by the High Court of Australia in Farey v Burvett that during wartime, the scope of the federal Government’s power under Section … Continue reading

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