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Wednesday, 19 June 1946

Mr DEDMAN (CORIO, VICTORIA) (Minister for Post-war Reconstruction) - My attention hasbeen drawn to the advertisement mentioned by the honorable member, and I have discussed the matter with my colleague the Minister for Supply and Shipping. I have been informed that there exists no power under the Constitution to prevent this company from using the word " disposals ". I shall ask my colleague to consult further with the AttorneyGeneral, but, at, the moment, it would appear that nothing can be done. If any one has bought from this company goods not up to specification his only redress seems to be through the civil courts;

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