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Tuesday, 22 June 1926

Senator NEEDHAM (Western Australia) . - A certain process has to be gone through by an elector whose name does not appear upon the certified list of voters, but who claims the right to vote. That provision is embodied in the Commonwealth Electoral Act; Do I understand that it is desired to place an identical provision in this measure?

Senator Sir William Glasgow - Precisely.

Senator NEEDHAM - I have no objection to that course being followed.

Motion agreed to.

Clause 3 -

Section six a of the principal act is amended by adding at the end thereof the following subsection : - " (3.) Notwithstanding anything contained in this section a pamphlet containing arguments relating to a proposed law shall not be printed and posted in accordance with this section unless, within one week after the passage of the proposed law through both Houses, those Houses decide by resolution that the pamphlet may be so printed and posted.".

House ofRepresentatives Amendment.- Omit all words after " Act ", line 1, and insert - " shall not apply in relation to any referendum held upon the proposed law intituled Constitution Alteration (Industry and Commerce) 1926,. or upon the proposed law intituled Constitution Alteration (Essential Services) 1926."

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