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CHAPTER I

 

THE PARLIAMENT.

 

 

PART III. - THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

 

 

Qualifications of members.

 

34.  Until the Parliament otherwise provides, the qualifications of a member of the House of Representatives shall be as follows:-

 

(i) He must be of the full age of twenty-one years, and must be an elector entitled to vote at the election of members of the House of Representatives, or a person qualified to become such elector, and must have been for three years at the least a resident within the limits of the Commonwealth as existing at the time when he is chosen:

 

(ii) He must be a subject of the Queen, either natural-born or for at least five years naturalized under a law of the United Kingdom, or of a Colony which has become or becomes a State, or of the Commonwealth, or of a State.