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South Australian Railways Commissioners Act Further Amendment

Act.1921.

PART II.

Commissioner

time, and such salaries shall be paid to each of the said Commissioners out of moneys from time to time provided by Parliament for such purpose : Provided that neither the salary of the Chief Commissioner nor the salary of the present Commissioner shall be

diminished during the term for which he is appointed. Functions of Board 11. The functions of the Board of Advice provided for by the of Advice suspended. amending Act of 1894 are hereby suspended. Upon present 12. (1) Upon the present Commissioner ceasing to hold office,

whether by reason of the expiration of his term of office and his ceasing to hold office, there to be not being re-appointed or otherwise one Commissioner,

(a) the foregoing provisions of this part of this Act shall cease

to be in force; () thenceforth there shall be one Commissioner instead of two

Commissioners, as provided for by this Part of this Act, and such one Commissioner, in place of the said two Commissioners, shall be the body corporate incorporated by the amending Act of 1894, but without change of

name or corporate entity; and (c) thenceforth all the provisions of the principal Act and of

this Act and of any other Act shall be read and construed as if the foregoing provisions of this part of this

Act had not been passed. Salary of

(2) Such one Commissioner shall be paid such salary as is fixed

by the Governor from time to time, and such salary shall be paid Cf. 612, 1894, s. 5.

to the Commissioner out of moneys from time to time provided by Parliament for such purpose: Provided that the salary of a Commissioner shall not be diminished during the term for which he was appointed.

(3) The person holding the office of Chief Commissioner at the time the present Commissioner ceases to hold office shall be the first Commissioner for the purposes of this section, and his term of office

shall date from the time he was appointed Chief Commissioner. Past acts validated, 13. Nothing herein contained, or hereby implied, shall invalidate

or, except so far as is necessary to give effect to this Act, affect
anything lawfully done or suffered
(a) prior to the commencement of this Part of this Act, by the

Commissioner incorporated by the amending Act of

1894 ; or (6) subsequent to such commencement, by the Commissioners

incorporated by this part of the Act.

Commissioner.

612, 1894, s. 7.

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PART III.

MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS. 14. The by-laws made by the Commissioner on the tenth day Validation of of June, one thousand nine hundred and twenty, and published in existing by-laws. the Government Gazette on the twenty-fourth day of June, one thousand nine hundred and twenty, shall be and continue in full force and effect until altered or repealed by subsequent by-laws made by the Commissioner, and shall be deemed to be enacted by this Act, and the validity thereof shall not be questioned in any Court of law in any manner howsoever.

name and address

15. (1) Any person, while upon any railway vehicle or railway Persons using premises or upon quitting any railway vehicle or railway premises, railway to give shall, upon request by any stationmaster, guard, conductor, ticket on demand. examiner, porter, or other railway official, give to the said stationmaster, guard, conductor, ticket examiner, porter, or other railway official, his full name and address. (2) If any such person, upon being requested as aforesaid

(a) refuses or fails to give his full name or address ; or

(6) gives a false name or a false address, he shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding Ten Pounds.

such tramcar, fares.

16. (1) No person

shall 1. while travelling in any tramcar belonging to the Com- Penalties for offences missioner, or after having travelled in

any

relating to tramcar avoid or attempt to avoid payment of his fare; or

Cf. 913, 1906, s. 95. 11. having paid his fare for a certain distance, proceed in

any such tramcar beyond such distance, and neglect to
pay the additional fare for the additional distance, or

attempt to avoid payment thereof; or
III. refuse or neglect, on arriving at the point to which he

has paid his fare, to quit such tramcar; or
iv. deface any notice on any part of any such tramcar; or
v. obstruct any person employed on any such tramcar in

the performance of his duty; or
. vi. behave in a violent or offensive manner to the annoyance

of others on any such tramcar; or
VII. refuse to leave the platform or steps of any such tramcar

when required to do so by the conductor or driver; or VIII. while travelling upon any such tramcar, or upon quitting

any such tramcar, refuse or neglect, when thereunto
requested by the conductor or driver, to give to the con-
ductor or driver his full name or address, or shall give
a false name or a false address.

(2) Any

South Australian Railways Commissioners Act Further Amendment

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(2) Any person who is guilty of any contravention of this section shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding Ten Pounds.

Facilitation of proof of offences.

17. (1) The allegation in any information laid in relation to any alleged offence against the principal Act or any of the Acts incorporated therewith(a) that any property, real or personal, specified in the informa

tion belonged to or was the property of the Com

missioner; or (6) that any person mentioned in such information was employed

by or was in the service of the Commissioner, or was employed in the Railway Service of the State, or was employed by or was in the service of the Commissioner in a specified capacity, or was employed in the Railway

Service of the State in a specified capacity, shall be accepted by the Court as proof of the truth of such allegations unless the contrary is proved.

(2) In any proceedings for an offence against the principal Act or any of the Acts incorporated therewith, of which offence the absence of authority, consent, or licence from the Commissioner, or from the Secretary of the Commissioner, or from any other person on behalf of the Commissioner or the said Secretary, is a material element, any such authority, consent, or licence may be proved by the defendant, but need not be specified or negatived in the information for such offence; but whether it is or is not specified or negatived in the information, no proof in relation to it shall be required on the part of the informant.

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

W. E. G. A. WEIGALL, Governor.

THE

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

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