Monday, April 13, 2015

Indemnity to all persons acting under Martial Law in Victoria

Here is one from the history books for Victorians.

By His Excellency SIR CHARLES HOTHAM, Knight commander of the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath, Lieutenant Governor of the Colony of Victoria, &c,&c,&c.

No. XII


The Act is called:

An Act to indemnify all persons who have proclaimed or acted under the authority of Martial Law within a certain district of Victoria. [Assented to 19th December 1854]

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B21_coIgIYu2Z1hCdlJCMnpiSlE/view?usp=sharing

With another seemingly unrelated insurance regulation:

INSURANCE CONTRACTS AMENDMENT REGULATIONS 2002 (NO. 2) 2002 NO. 147

in particular

(a)       war, invasion, acts of foreign enemies, hostilities (whether war has been declared or not), civil war, rebellion, revolution, insurrection, martial law, military law, military or usurped power or attempts at usurpation of power; or.

Source : http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/num_reg_es/icar200222002n147463.html


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