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Tuesday, 22 November 1910


Senator FINDLEY - The answer to the question is as follows : -

The Government is not a party to, and cannot recognise contracts entered into with respect to, lists which contravene the provisions, of the Act referred to.


Senator CHATAWAY - Is it the opinion of the Department that the Act is not to be retrospective, but is only to apply to matters occurring in the future?


Senator FINDLEY - I should say that the Act is operative from the day it received the Royal assent, but I am not going to commit myself to that opinion. If the honorable senator will ask a question later in the usual way I shall endeavour to get an answer which will be satisfactory to him and those interested.







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