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Wednesday, 25 June 1941


Senator FOLL - The Minister for the Navy has supplied the following answers : -

1.   Yes.

2.   .Some cases have boon brought to notice where canteen tenants in His Majesty's Australian Ships have Failed, at least temporarily, to meet their financial obligations to their creditors for canteen stocks 'purchased, and creditors have written to the Navy Department in an endeavour to hasten payment. Accordingly a clause has been inserted, on the advice of the Crown Law Department, in the agreement governing canteen tenancies, providing that when a canteen tenant signs the agreement he is to insert in a daily newspaper of pa-It capital city a notice staling that he alone is responsible for canteen debts.







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