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Friday, 2 December 1938

Mr Sheehan (COOK, NEW SOUTH WALES) n asked the Minister for Defence, upon notice -

1   . Is there any provision relating to militia recruitment defining the duties which members of the militia forces may or may not be called on to perform in assisting State police forces?

2.   Would a member of the militia forces have a right to conscientious objection if called on to enforce against his fellowworkers repressive measures similar to those taken during the present industrial dispute in France?

Mr Street - A reply will be furnished to the honorable member as early as possible.

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