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Thursday, 12 May 1921

Senator PEARCE (Western Australia) (Minister for Defence) . - An air pilot has to take care of not only his own life, but also that of his mechanic, and possibly that of an observer. It is essential to have the power given in the clause. A man's discharge might be perfectly justifiable for medical or temperamental reasons. However, this power will only be used in extreme cases.

Clause agreed to.

Clauses 43 and 44 agreed to.

Clause 45 (Command of Force in time of war).

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