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Thursday, 24 June 1937

Senator Sir GEORGE PEARCE (WESTERN AUSTRALIA) (Minister for External Affairs) [9.8].-The Government cannot accept the amendment. Any government making appointments of this kind would take into consideration the age and physical fitness of. the appointees and other relevant factors. The important point is to get the best men available.

Amendment negatived.

Clause agreed to.

Clauses 8 to 17 agreed to.

Progress reported.

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