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Thursday, 21 May 1936

Senator Sir GEORGE PEARCE (Wes tern Australia) (Minister for External Affairs) [4.32].- I move-

That the hill be now read a second time.

The purpose of this bill is to seek formal Parliamentary approval for the expenditure, on public works, of the sum of £17,513 paid for out of the Treasurer's advance for the financial year 1934-35. The main item in this expenditure is the additional £13,572 for telegraph and miscellaneous servicesfor the PostmasterGeneral's Department.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

Bill read a second time.

In committee:

Clauses 1 and 2 agreed to.


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