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FOR PRESS F 75/1n

THE LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION

Joint Statement by the Leader., ofTthe Liberal

Party, Mr Malcolm Fraser,/and the Leader of •s?s»y;sger*-5*

the Country Pgirty

While recognising that Liberal and Country Party Senators have

the final decision^.orr'the mdtib^~before the Senate concerning

our colleague-. Senator WeJ

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'we are of the opinion chat, so

as to clear/his goojt'-'ham^', it is desirable that the matter be

J brought before the High Court as Soon as possible We are also concerneiLtp ensure that the position of technical

breaches of the Constitution be satisfactorily clarified as

soon as possible in relation to all other members of Parliament„

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Canberra, 17 April 1975