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Thursday, 31 October 1912


Senator CHATAWAY (Queensland) . - I do not think that the Acts Interpretation Act, which the Minister has quoted, applies to Territories of the Commonwealth; and it certainly does not apply to places outside our territorial waters, and which we cannot reach by our law.


Senator Keating - It applies to the interpretation of all Commonwealth Acts, and, therefore, affects the interpretation of this Bill.

Progress reported.

Sitting suspended from 6.30 to8p.m.







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