Flags, Emblems, and Names Protection Act 1981

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17 Use of the word Anzac

(1)

The Governor-General may from time to time, by Order in Council, prohibit, regulate, or control the use in connection with any business, trade, or occupation of the word Anzac or of any other word that so closely resembles the word Anzac as to be likely to deceive or mislead any person.

(2)

Every person commits an offence against this Act who uses the word Anzac or any other word that so closely resembles the word Anzac as to be likely to deceive or mislead any person in contravention of any provision of an order made under subsection (1).

(3)

The notices specified in Part C of Schedule 2 shall be deemed for the purposes of this section to be orders made under subsection (1).

(4)

An order under this section is secondary legislation (see Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019 for publication requirements).

Legislation Act 2019 requirements for secondary legislation made under this section
PublicationPCO must publish it on the legislation website and notify it in the GazetteLA19 s 69(1)(c)
PresentationThe Minister must present it to the House of RepresentativesLA19 s 114, Sch 1 cl 32(1)(a)
DisallowanceIt may be disallowed by the House of Representatives LA19 ss 115, 116
This note is not part of the Act.

Section 17(4): inserted, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).