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Friday, 25 May 1973
Page: 2695


Mr WENTWORTH (Mackellar) - Mr Chairman, I move:

At the end of sub-clause (4)(b)-


The CHAIRMAN - Order! The honourable gentleman is out of order. The motion that the question be now put has been carried.


Mr WENTWORTH - The motion was on the amendment; it was not on the clause.


The CHAIRMAN - I acknowledge the honourable member's point.


Mr WENTWORTH - I move:

At the end of sub-clause (4)(b) -

Motion (by Mr Nicholls) proposed:

That the question be now put.


Mr Wentworth - This is double dealing, Mr Chairman. This is terrible; it is outrageous.


The CHAIRMAN - Order! The honourable gentleman will resume his seat and he will, as will other honourable members, comply with the Standing Orders of this House.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

Clause, as amended, agreed to.


The CHAIRMAN - Is it the wish of the Committee to deal with clauses 19 to 26 together? The question is-


Mr Wentworth - Shyster lawyer.


The CHAIRMAN - Order!


Mr Wentworth - Shyster lawyer.


The CHAIRMAN - Order! If the honourable member for Mackellar persists I will have to deal with him. He is deliberately provoking the Chair.

Clauses 19 to 26 - by leave - taken together, and agreed to.

Clause 27.

The Governor-General may make regulations, not inconsistent with this Act, prescribing all matters which by this Act are required or permitted to be prescribed or which are necessary or convenient to be prescribed for carrying out or giving effect to this Act and, in particular, for -

(a)   regulating the practice and procedure of the Commission; and

(b)   prescribing the form in which applications for financial assistance shall be made.







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