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Tuesday, 12 December 1905

Question - That the proposed new clause be read a second time - put. The Committee divided.

DIVISION:NOES 24 (14 majority) AYES 10 PAIRS 0

Majority ... ... 14





Question so resolved in the negative.

Proposed new clause negatived.

Mr. KINGO'MALLEY (Darwin).- I move -

That the following new clause be inserted : - 42a. - (1) Every person who is entitled to vote at any election (hereinafter called the elector), and who by reason of being engaged in the employment of another person would be otherwise prevented from voting, shall be entitled to absent himself from his employment for a period of two hours while the polls of such election are open and for the purpose of voting.

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