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Thursday, 29 July 1920

Mr CONSIDINE asked the Minister representing the Minister for Defence, upon notice -

1.   Whether his attention has been drawn to the recent prosecution and conviction of Lieutenant Jacobs for assaulting a lad under the age of 16 years during the course of a compulsory military parade at Broken Hill?

2.   If so, what action, if any, does the Minister intend taking to protect trainees from official brutality of this description?

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