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Tuesday, 11 October 1910


Senator PEARCE (Western 'AustraliaMinister of Defence) . - Whenever we use the term " justice " in connexion with either the Supreme Court or the High Court, we usually say " Justice of the

Supreme Court " or " justice of the High Court," and we spell the word " justice" with a capital " J."

Amendments agreed to.

Clause, as amended, agreed to.

Clauses 159 to 177 agreed to.

Clause 178 - (1.) Where a case of death, or accident incapacitating from work, happens on board any foreign-going ship, the master shall report it to the superintendent at the port in Australia where the ship first arrives, and the superintendent shall inquire into the cause of the death or accident, and shall make in the official log an entry of the result of the inquiry. (2.) If it appears to the superintendent that the death or accident has been caused by violence or other improper means, he shall report the matter to the Minister, and, if the emergency of the case so requires, shall take immediate steps for bringing the offender to justice.







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