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Wednesday, 12 October 1921

Senator KEATING (TASMANIA) asked the Minis ter representing the Prime Minister, upon notice -

1.   Regarding the Industrial Peace Act 1920, which became law on 13th September, 1920 -

(a)   Has the Commonwealth Council of Industrial Representatives therein provided for been yet established?

(b)   Has any District Council of Industrial Representatives been established?

2.   If not, why the delay?

3.   Has the Government yet used the Act, or any and what part or parts of it, to promote or maintain industrial peace? 4.Is it intended by the Government to make use of the Act to those ends. If so, when, and in what respects or to what extent?

5.   If not, is it intended to repeal the Act or allow it to remain on the statute-book as a dead letter?

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