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Tuesday, 17 February 1987
Page: 15

(Question No. 1364)

Senator Mason asked the Minister representing the Attorney-General, upon notice, on 17 September 1986:

What are the reasons for your Department's failure to answer my Question on Notice number 805 dated 11 February 1986 and my supplementary Question on Notice number 1112 dated 29 May 1986.

Senator Gareth Evans —The Attorney-General has provided the following answer to the honourable senator's question:

The Attorney-General's portfolio includes a wide range of statutory authorities and considerable research was needed to provide the information requested. A reply to Question 805 appeared in Hansard on 28 November 1986 (p. 3035).