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Thursday, 17 November 1910

In Committee(Consideration resumed from 16th November, vide page 6202) :

Clauses 1 to 6 agreed to.

Clause 7 -

After section fourteen of the Principal Act the following sections are inserted : - " 14b. No person shall, in any proceeding for an offence against this Part of this Act, be excused from answering any question, put either viva voce or by interrogatory, or from making any discovery of documents, on the ground that the answer or discovery may tend to criminate him ; but his answer shall not be admissible in evidence against him in any civil or criminal proceeding other than a proceeding for an offence against this Act or a prosecution for perjury.

Amendment (by Senator Findley) agreed to -

That after the words " criminate him," line 9, the words " or make him liable to a penalty " be inserted.

Clause, as amended, agreed to.

Amendment (by Senator Findley) agreed to -

Thatthe following new clause be inserted : - "8. Section 15b of the principal Act is amended by inserting in sub-section 4 after the words criminate him ' the words ' or make him liable to a penalty.' "

Title agreed to.

Bill reported with amendments; report adopted.

Bill read a third time.







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