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DEATH OF THE HONOURABLE NORMAN MAKIN, A.O

The Leader of the Government in the Senate (Senator Sir John Carrick) referred to the death, on 20 July 1982, of the Honourable Norman John Oswald Makin, A.O., a former Member of the House of Representatives, and, by leave, moved-That the Senate expresses its deep regret at the death, on 20 July 1982, of the Honourable Norman John Oswald Makin, A.O., a Member of the House of Representatives for the Division of Hindmarsh from 1919 to 1946, Speaker of the House of Representatives from 1929 to 1931, Member for the Division of Sturt from 1954 to 1955, Member for the Division of Bonython from 1955 to 1963, a Minister of the Crown during the Second World War, Ambassador to the United States of America from 1946 to 1951, and President of the Security Council of the United Nations in 1946 and 1947, places on record its appreciation of his long and meritorious public service and tenders its profound sympathy to his family in their bereavement.

And the motion having been supported by the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Button), the Leader of the National Country Party of Australia in the Senate (Senator Scott), the Leader of the Australian Democrats (Senator Chipp), Senator McLaren and the President-

And all Senators having stood, in silence-

Question-passed.