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Wednesday, 4 October 1911
Page: 1016


Senator MCDOUGALL (New South Wales) - - I am satisfied with the explanation of the Minister. I consider clause 21 a satisfactory clause, and one which will" serve the purpose desired. A man holding a certificate for a 50 horse-power engine under the present State law will be entitled to take charge of a 60 horse-power engine should the same vessel be considered 60 horse-power under this Bill. I think that is perfectly clear.


Senator Millen - It is so clear that the honorable senator arrives at one conclusion from it, and I arrive at another.

Amendment agreed to.

Schedule, as amended, agreed to.

Schedule II.-

Scale of Crew, steam-ships. Firemen and Trimmers. The number of firemen and trimmers required for steam-ships shall be in the proportion of at least one fireman or trimmer for every three and a half tons of coal consumed fer diem.

Seamen.

All vessels over 800 tons net register to carry a carpenter in addition to the seamen provided for in the above schedule. sailing ships.

(b)   All vessels over 600 tons net register to carry a carpenter, in addition to the seamen provided for in the above schedule.







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