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Friday, 30 July 1920

Mr RYAN (West Sydney) .- Through which Department are the expenses of administering the War Precautions Act paid?

Sir JOSEPH COOK (PARRAMATTA, NEW SOUTH WALES) (Treasurer) - I think, through the Attorney-General's Department.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

Resolution reported. Standing Orders suspended and resolution adopted.

Resolution of Ways and Means covering Resolution of Supply reported and adopted.

Ordered -

That Sir Joseph Cook and Mr. Greene do prepare and bring in a Bill to carry out the foregoing resolution.

Bill presented by Sir JosephCook, and read a first and second time.

In Committee:

Clause 1 agreed to.

Clause 2 -

There shall and may be issued and applied for or towards making good the Supply hereby granted to His Majesty for the service of the year ending the 30th day of June, 1921, the sum of £2,367,826 out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund' for the purposes and services expressed in the schedule to this Act, and the Treasurer is hereby authorized and empowered to issue and apply the moneys authorized to be issued and applied.

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