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Trustee Act.-1923.

be or include payment for the right to receive any interest accrued from such debentures or stock at the time of such purchase though such interest may not then be due the amount of such accrued interest when received on account of the trust shall for the

purposes of the trust be deemed to have been received as purchase money repaid.

Application of Act.

4. This Act applies only if and so far as a contrary intention is not expressed in the instrument, if any, by which the trust is declared.

In the name and on behalf of His Majesty, I hereby assent to this Bill.

TOM BRIDGES, Governor.

Adelaide: By authority, R. E. E. ROGERS, Government Printer, North Terrace.

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An Act to amend the Acts Interpretation Act, 1915.

[Assented to, November 14th, 1923.] B!

E it Enacted by the Governor of the State of South Australia,

with the advice and consent of the Parliament thereof, as follows:

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the “Acts Interpretation Act Short titles, Amendment Act, 1923.”

(2) The Acts Interpretation Act, 1915 (hereinafter referred to No. 1215 of 1915. as “the principal Act”), and this Act may be cited together as the “Acts Interpretation Acts, 1915 and 1923."

2. Section 4 of the principal Act shall be read as if the following Amendment of definition had at the time of the passing of that Act been included principal Act, 8. 4— therein :

Deputy Master.” “Master” or “ Master of the Supreme Court" includes the

Deputy Master of the Supreme Court and any other
person to whom the duties of the Master are for the time
being assigned.

“Master" includes

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In the name and on behalf of His Majesty, I hereby assent to this Bill.

TOM BRIDGES, Governor.

Adelaide: By authority, R. E. E. ROGERS, Government Printer, North Terrace.

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An Act to make Better Provision for the Care, Control,

and Training of Aboriginal Children, for placing
Aboriginal Children under the Control of the State
Children's Council, to amend the Aborigines Act,
1911, and for other purposes,

[Assented to, November 14th, 1923.]
B
E it Enacted by the Governor of the State of South Australia,

with the advice and consent of the Parliament thereof, as follows:

1. (1) This Act may be cited alone as the “ Aborigines (Training Short titles. of Children) Act, 1923."

(2) The Aborigines Act, 1911 (hereinafter referred to as “the No. 1048 of 1911. principal Act”), and this Act may be cited together as the Aborigines Acts, 1911 and 1923.”

2. This Act is incorporated with the principal Act, and that Act Incorporation with and this Act shall be read as one Act.

principal Act.

3. Section 22 of the principal Act is amended by striking out Amendment of the figures “ 19” in the first line thereof, and “ 20” in the second principal Act, s. 22. line thereof, and substituting therefor the figures “ 20” and “21” respectively.

4. Section 4 of the principal Act is amended by substituting Amendment of for the word “sixteen” in subdivision (d) thereof the word principal Act, 8. 4 –

Chief Protector to be eighteen ”.

5. (1) In legal guardian of all

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until eighteen years of age.

Act to apply to fullblooded aboriginals and others.

Aborigines (Training of Children) Act.—1923. 5. (1) In this Act “aboriginal child ” means every person who is under the age of eighteen years, and who is(a) An aboriginal native of Australia or of any of the islands

adjacent or belonging thereto; or (b) A half-caste. (2) In this section the term “ half-caste” includes any person any of whose progenitors (whether male or female) was an aboriginal and who in the opinion of the Chief Protector ought to be dealt with under this Act.

Chief Protector may
place aboriginal child
under control of
State Children's
Council.

6. (1) The Chief Protector may, with the approval of the State Children's Council constituted under the State Children Act, 1895, commit any aboriginal child to any institution within the meaning of the State Children Act, 1895, under the control of the said Council, to be there detained or otherwise dealt with under the said Act until such child attains the age of eighteen years.

(2) Such approval and commitment shall be in writing in the form of the Transfer of Control contained in the Schedule to this Act, or in a form to the like effect.

Upon execution of 7. (1) Upon the execution of the said Transfer of Control with Transfer of Control, child to become Slate respect to any aboriginal child, such child shall become a State child child.

within the meaning of the State Children Act, 1895, and all the provisions of the said Act shall apply to and in respect of such child as if such child were a neglected child committed under the said Act to the institution specified in the said Transfer, and as if the said Transfer were the mandate issued under the said Act for the taking of such child to such institution and for the detention of of such child until such child attains the age of eighteen years, subject to the said Act.

(2) Nothing in this Act shall be so construed as to derogate from the power of the Governor, upon the recommendation of the Council, to order that the period of supervision of any female aboriginal child shall be extended until such child attains the age of twenty-one years, or for any shorter period.

School course to be 8. Unless the Minister otherwise directs with respect to any parcompleted, or age of fourteen years

ticular aboriginal child, the provisions of this Act shall apply only attained before control to of child transferred, except in case of illegitimate children. 1. Legitimate aboriginal children who have either

(a) obtained a qualifying certificate within the meaning

of the Education Act, 1915; or

(6) attained the age of fourteen years ; and

II. Illegitimate

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