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Friday, 29 November 1935

Senator E B JOHNSTON (WESTERN AUSTRALIA) asked the. Minister representing the AttorneyGeneral, upon notice -

1.   Has the attention of the Government been drawn to the position of farmers who are continuing their farming operations under the supervision of a trustee, appointed in terms of a deed of assignment under Part XI. of the Commonwealth Bankruptcy Act, and who desire to secure assistance or relief under the provisions of the Loan ( Farmers Debt Adjustment) Act 1935?

2.   Has theGovernment been asked to introduce legislation to permit such farmers to receive assistance under the said act?

3.   What decision, if any, has been arrived at in this matter?

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