Public Safety Act, 1927

Definitions and interpretation.

2.—(1) In this Act—

the word “association” includes any combination of persons whether the same is or is not known by any distinctive name;

the expression “unlawful association” means an association which has been declared to be an unlawful association by an order made by the Executive Council under this Act and for the time being in force;

the expression “treasonable or seditious documents” includes any document relating to or concerned with or issued or emanating from or appearing to issue or emanate from an unlawful association;

the word “periodical” means any newspaper, magazine, journal, or other publication which is issued at regular or substantially regular intervals.

(2) For the purposes of this Act an unlawful association shall be deemed to have become by virtue of this Act an unlawful association on the making of the Order of the Executive Council declaring it to be an unlawful association.