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DEATH OF MR C. E. GRIFFITHS

The Leader of the Government in the Senate (Senator Sir John Carrick) referred to the death, on 17 May 1982, of Charles Edward Griffiths, a former Member of the House of Representatives, and, by leave, moved-That the Senate expresses its deep regret at the death, on 17 May 1982, of Charles Edward Griffiths, a Member of the House of Representatives for the Division of Shortland from 1949 to 1972, places on record its appreciation of his long and meritorious public service and tenders its profound sympathy to his family in their bereavement.

And the motion having been supported by the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Button), the Leader of the National Country Party of Australia in the Senate (Senator Scott), the Leader of the Australian Democrats (Senator Chipp), Senators Mulvihill and McClelland, and the President-

And all Senators having stood, in silence-

Question-passed.