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Wednesday, 27 May 1942

Senator SAMPSON (Tasmania) . - The Minister has been asked why it is necessary to vest this power in the Minister, but he has not yet given an explanation. When a court of marine inquiry comes to a decision and issues a finding, any person who is not satisfied with that finding may lodge an appeal. The- Opposition wants from the Minister, in language which a child of five years of age can understand, why it is necessary that this provision should be inserted. We are waiting patiently for an explanation.

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