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Wednesday, 3 May 1961

19.   In making any proposed distribution of a

State into Divisions the Distribution Commissioners shall give due consideration to -

(a)   Community or diversity of interest,

(b)   Means of communication,

(c)   Physical features,

(d)   Existing boundaries of Divisions and Subdivisions,

(e)   State Electoral boundaries; and subject thereto the quota of electors shall be the basis for the distribution, and the Distribution Commissioners may adopt a margin of allowance, to be used whenever necessary, but in no case shall the quota be departed from to a greater extent than one-fifth more or one-fifth less.

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