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Friday, 11 June 1926

Senator PEARCE (Western Australia) (Minister for Home and Territories) . - The reason the bill is prepared in its present form is that it is an amendment of the principal act. This committee will be linked up with the existing bodies in the different States. The persons appointed by the State Governments to the State committees will probably be officers of their own departments or university professors. In addition, the State committees will be able to co-opt other men possessing scientific knowledge.

Clause agreed to.

Clauses 9 to 12 agreed to.

Clause 13 (Appropriation for investigations).

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