Unemployment Assistance (Amendment) Act, 1940

Employment for period covering two days.

6.—(1) The Minister may by regulations made by him under the Principal Act prescribe either generally or in respect of any particular class or classes of persons or any particular district or districts that where a person is employed to work continuously from a time on one day until a time on the next following day, that person shall be regarded, for the purposes of the Unemployment Assistance Acts, 1933 to 1938, and this Act as being, by virtue of such employment, employed only on such one of those days as shall be prescribed by such regulations.

(2) The word “day” has in this section the meaning given to it by section 2 of the Unemployment Assistance (Amendment) Act, 1935 (No. 38 of 1935), for the purposes of the Principal Act and that Act.