Forced to return to Birmingham, Kees spoke out against the war and was arrested under the Defence of the Realm Act.
What does DORA stand for?
DORA stands for Defence Of the Realm Act
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Samples in periodicals archive:
On November 23, 1914, Chief Constable C H Rafter, issued orders under the Defence of the Realm Acts.
There followed the 1872 Licensing Act to restrict opening hours (turning every publican into a Conservative Party supporter) and, finally, the 1915 Defence of the Realm Act to clamp down on drinking during wartime.
The War Office, however, decided to extend the aerodrome and acquired more farmland under the Defence of the Realm Act.
The 1914 Defence of the Realm Act in Britain (DORA) was designed, Grayzel notes, to "combat internal enemies by eventually allowing for the suspension of many civil liberties.
The 1914 Defence of the Realm Act introduced sweeping regulation of the alcohol industry but the disastrous example of prohibition in the United States scotched any possibility of an outright ban.
Britain's restrictive drinking laws were enacted as part of the Defence of the Realm Act (1915) in the middle of the First World War.
But it was the wartime Defence of the Realm Act in 1914 that set the framework for licensing for most of the 20th century.