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Thursday, 7 November 1935


Senator ALLAN MACDONALD (WESTERN AUSTRALIA) . - I move -

That the words " Five hundred pounds or " proposed new sub-section (1a) be left out, with a view to insert after the word " years " the words, " or in the case of a corporation, five hundred pounds."

The intention is to make the penalty imprisonment for two years in the case of any person who publishes any book, periodical, pamphlet, handbill, or newspaper containing matter of such a nature as to, or as to be likely to seduce any person serving in the Kings's forces from his duty or allegiance or to commit an act of mutiny, and in the case of a corporation, to make the penalty five hundred pounds.


Senator Brennan - The Government will accept the amendment.







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