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The Marine Board and Navigation Act Further Amendment Act.—1906.

ship in such an unseaworthy condition that the life of any person
might, had the ship been at sea in such condition, thereby be
endangered, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, unless he proves-
(a) That he used all reasonable means to ensure her being sent to

sea in a seaworthy state; or
(6) That her going to sea in such unseaworthy state was, under the

circumstances, reasonable and justifiable ; or
(c) That she became unseaworthy whilst at sea after leaving the

last port of call, in consequence of circumstances over which
he had no control:

and, on conviction as the owner or representative of the owner of such ship, shall be liable to a penalty of not less than Fifty Pounds nor more than One Hundred Pounds.

10. Any person who sends or takes, or attempts to send or take, Penalty for departing or who departs from or arrives at any port or place in the said State from or arriving at in charge of any ship without the hatches of such ship being properly hatches on.

any port without battened down and secured, or in such a position and condition that they can be so battened down and secured without delay, shall be liable to a penalty of not exceeding One Hundred Pounds.

11. Every Municipal Corporation or District Council having Control and managethe care, control, and management of any jetty, pier, wharf, or ment of jetties and

. breakwater, the approaches thereto, or other works in connection tions or District therewith within its boundaries or district, whether heretofore

Councils. hereafter constructed, shall thoroughly cleanse, repair, and maintain the same in a proper state and condition to the satisfaction of the Commissioner; and if any Municipal Corporation or District Council shall fail to cleanse or repair any such jetty, wharf, pier, breakwater, or approach thereto, or works in connection therewith, within a reasonable time after being required by the Commissioner to do so the Commissioner may cause the same to be cleansed, or repaired, or put into a proper state and condition, and the cost thereof shall be paid by the Municipal Corporation or District Council to the Commissioner, or may be deducted from any money subsidy payable by the Government to the Municipal Corporation or District Council, as the case may be. A certificate signed by the President of the Marine Board shall be conclusive evidence of the cost of cleansing or repairing such jetty, pier, wharf, breakwater, or approach thereto, or works in connection therewith. Notwithstanding anything in this clause contained, no Municipal Corporation or District Council shall be liable to expend in any year in so cleansing, repairing, or maintaining any such jetty, pier, wharf, or breakwater, or any approaches thereto, any larger sum in the aggregate than the revenue derived by such Municipal Corporation or District Council from such jetty, pier, wharf, or breakwater during the year immediately preceding such expenditure.

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The Marine Board and Varigation Act Further Imendment Act.—1906.

Lighting of whaiven.

12. The owner, lessee, occupier. or person having the control or management or any whart which the Governor shall br Proclamation direct to be lighter under this section, shall keep alight on such wharf at such times as shall be specified in such Proclamation such a number of good and efficient lamps or other lights as shall be sufficient to properly light every part of such wharf: Provid: d that when the portion of the wharf forming a st: eet end is the property of a Corporation, or District Council, such portion of the wharf shall be lighted at the expense of such Corporation or District Council during the currency of the present lease.

Penalty for default.

13. Any person failing to comply with the provisions of the last preceding section shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding Two Pounds for every night on which he so fails.

By-laws.

14. In addition to the powers conferred upon it by the principal Act, the Board may make by-laws and regulations for prescribing on what nights such lamps or other lights shall be kept alight, and for regulating

(a) The mode of examination of engineers, and
(6) The number and qualification of engineers for

(1) Foreign-going ships,
(2) Intercolonial ships,
(3) Coast-trade ships, and

(4) Ships plying within restricted limits:
and such other by-laws or regulations as may be necessary for
carrying out the objects of this Act. Such by-laws and regulations
shall be made and dealt with, and penalties may be affixed for the
breach thereof, in manner prescribed by the principal Act.

I reserve this Act for the signification of His Majesty's pleasure.

GEORGE R. LE HUNTE, Governor.

Adelaide: By authority, C. E. Bristow, Government Printer, North Terrace.

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An Act to apply, out of the General Revenue, the sum of

Four Hundred Thousand Pounds to the Service
of the Three Months ending the Thirtieth day
of September, one thousand nine hundred and
seven.

[Assented to, July 31st, 1907.]
E it Enacted by the Governor of the State of South Australia,

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

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1. Out of the General Revenue of South Australia there shall Issue and application be issued and applied, from time to time, for the service of the of £400,000. three months ending the thirtieth day of September, one thousand nine hundred and seven, any sums of money not exceeding in the whole the sum of Four Hundred Thousand Pounds.

2. No payments for any establishment or service shall be made Payments not to out of the said sum in excess of the rates voted for similar exceed last year's

Estimates. establishments or services on the Estimates for the year ended the thirtieth day of June, one thousand nine hundred and seven, except so far as such rates are affected by the “Civil Service Act, Exception. 1874,” or by departmental regulations.

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

GEORGE R. LE HUNTE, Governor.

Adelaide : By authority, C. E. Bristow, Government Printer, North Terrace.

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No. 919.
An Act to extend the Exemption Provisions of an Act of

the Governor and Parliament of South Australia,
No. 761 of 1901, entitled “An Act to Abolish
Compulsory Vaccination.”

[Assented to, October 2nd, 1907.]
E it Enacted by the Governor of the State of South Australia,

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

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1. This Act may be cited as “ The Compulsory Vaccination Short title and Exemption Extension Act, 1907," and shall be read and incorporated incorporation.

. with Acts No. 761 of 1901 and No. 908 of 1906.

2. Notwithstanding anything contained.in the Acts No. 761 of Exemption provision

extended. 1901 and No. 908 of 1906, no parent or other person shall be liable to any penalty under section 21 of “ The Vaccination Act, 1882," in respect of any child born before the passing of this Act if before the thirty-first day of December, one thousand nine hundred and seven, he makes a declaration before a Justice of the Peace, in the form of the Schedule to Act No. 761 of 1901, that he conscientiously believes that vaccination would be prejudicial to the health of the child in respect to which the declaration is made. 3. Upon receipt by the Vaccination Officer of any declaration Vaccination officer to

acknowledge pursuant to the Act No. 761 of 1901 or this Act, such officer shall

declaration. give or send by post to the person making such declaration an acknowledgment of the receipt thereof under his hand or the hand of his clerk.

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

GEORGE R. Le HUNTE, Governor.

Adelaide: By authority, C. E. Bristow, Government Printer, North Terrace.

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