55["News and Notes", The West Australian, Wednesday 08 October 1913, page 10]

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The Pearling Regulations.--The Premier has received from the Federal Prime Minister the following communication:--"With reference to previous correspondence relative to the question of the employment of white labour in the pearling industry, I have the honour to inform you that my colleague, the Minister for External Affairs, for the purpose of allowing pearlers to make arrangements to secure men to be indented to replace the men at present engaged in the industry, has extended the period on which the regulation is to come into force requiring the employment of white divers and tenders to December 31, 1916."

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