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Wednesday, 3 June 1942

Mr MORGAN (Reid) (3:43 AM) .The Minister could cite an alleged offender before him and he would be virtually prosecutor. He would be the one who would allege what was, in his opinion, blasphemous, indecent or obscene.

Mr Blackburn - He would be the law giver, the prosecutor, the judge and the executioner.

Mr MORGAN - Yes. An independent trial should be afforded to the party concerned, because the Minister may take a narrow view of what constitutes an offence.

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