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Tuesday, 11 October 1910

Senator VARDON (South Australia) . - I do not think that the Minister can defend the retention of the proviso. If an Australian sailor enters into an agreement to perform a certain service, it is extraordinary to provide that no order can be made against him without his consent if he chooses to desert. It would make us a laughing-stock if we retained such an extraordinary provision.

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