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Tuesday, 29 November 1960

Mr STOKES (MARIBYRNONG, VICTORIA) - I ask the Minister for Immigration: In view of the difficulty experienced, even by some members of this House, in understanding those influenced by the Gaelic tongue, despite our admiration for those who speak it, will the Minister ensure that officers of the Department of Immigration who conduct interviews with applicants for naturalization are not in the category of those so influenced, since the use of such officers would increase the hardship that many migrants experience in understanding the questions that are put to them?

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