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Friday, 28 May 1915

Senator PEARCE - The answer supplied by the Prime Minister is as follows: -

The Government is not prepared to expressan opinion on the legal question of whether the action of the Board was contrary to theConstitution, or not. But in view of section 11 of the Grain and Fodder Act 1914 of South Australia, and the decision of the High Court in the Wheat Acquisition Case, the Government does not intend to take any action in thematter.

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