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Wednesday, 27 May 1942


Senator AYLETT (Tasmania) . - The clause provides that a pension shall not be granted to a widow unless she resides" in Australia ". Does that include territories of the Commonwealth?


Senator Keane - No.


Senator AYLETT - In the territories of the Commonwealth people live under practically the same laws as those operating in Australia.


Senator FRASER (WESTERN AUSTRALIA) - No.


Senator AYLETT - Ifresidents of territories of the Commonwealth are subject to the laws of the Commonwealth, why should they not receive the benefits of this bill ?







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