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Wednesday, 14 August 1974
Page: 890

Senator GREENWOOD (Victoria) -Mr President,I rise under standing order 410.

Senator Wood - I want to speak.

Senator GREENWOOD - I rise under standing order 410 and claim the right as a senator who has spoken to a question to be heard to explain himself in regard to some material part of his speech which has been misquoted or misunderstood. I am not to introduce any new matter. I have listened to what Senator Hall said. I regret taking this point because Senator Hall is a relatively new senator. But I was the person who spoke on behalf of the Opposition and I was the person who indicated why amendments were being produced. I said quite specifically yesterday what was the attitude of the Oppositionthat it was supporting the Bill but was moving amendments in order to improve the Bill.

Senator Georges - Mr President,I cannot quite understand what is going on here and I am raising a point of order. What device -

Senator GREENWOOD - I am in the course of making a personal explanation because I have been misquoted and misunderstood.

Senator Georges - A personal explanation, my foot! You are continuing the debate. It is a repetition of the case that you put yesterday.

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