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Tuckey reaffirms intention to sue Blewett and Gear



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SHADOW MINISTER IF OH. HEALTH

TUCKEY REAFFIRMS INTENTION TO SUE BLEWETT AND GEAR

The Shadow Minister for Health, Wilson Tuckey, said today that he has been advised that the Australian Federal Police report regarding the release of confidential information through the office of the Minister for Health, Dr Blewett to Labor Back Bencher, George Gear has been handed to the Director of the Public Prosecution.

Wilson Tuckey said that he was gratified that the matter was progressing as an early resolution by the appropriate authorities of this situation was desirable.

"However, I must repeat that should the Director of Public Prosecutions feel that he is unable to mount a prosecution then I would proceed to do so on the basis of evidence

already available in the public arena,"

8 April 1988

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