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Friday, 28 November 1986
Page: 2970

Senator WALTERS(10.51) —I also ask the Minister, on the same subject, whether he was saying that no legal opinion was given to the Commission? Did the Commission seek any legal opinion? The answer he gave me was that he did not agree with me. That was not the question I put to him. I ask the question again: Was any legal opinion given? I am not referring only to the Attorney-General's Department. Did the Commission seek any legal opinion from either within or outside the Commission? What was the nature of the advice given to the Commission?