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Thursday, 14 April 1921

Senator E D MILLEN (NEW SOUTH WALES) - The answers are -

1.   Yes.

2.   The Act only extends to those Dominions in which reciprocal legislation has been enacted. 3 and 4. Yes. In a despatch, dated 20th October last, the Secretary of State expressed the hope that reciprocal legislation would be introduced.

5.   Action appears to be chiefly a matter for the State Governments. The matter was listed for consideration by the Premiers' Conference, but was not reached.

Senator Keating - Did the Government bring the question under the notice of the State Governments?

Senator E D MILLEN (NEW SOUTH WALES) - I imagine theydid, as it was on the agenda paper, but I cannot definitely answer that question.

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