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Wednesday, 12 October 1927

Senator HOARE (South Australia) .- -The proposed new clause is in accordance with the committee's recommendation, which was made after evidence had been given by supporters of all parties living in the outback country. The committee considered that they should not he disfranchised.

Senator Ogden - Is the honorable senator supporting the proposed new clause?

Senator HOARE - I am supporting the recommendation of the committee, because I do not wish any elector to be disfranchised. The committee came to the conclusion that the act should bo amended, and it hoped that the Government would accept this recommendation. At present certain electors lo not get a fair deal.

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