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Wednesday, 19 June 1946

Mr White e asked the Minister for Post War Reconstruction, upon notice -

Will he lay upon the table of the House a copy of the agreement under the Seat of Government Acceptance Act1909, entered into by the Commonwealth and New South Wales Governments relative to the right to use the waters from the catchments of the Snowy River?

Mr Dedman - The agreement under which the State of New South Wales granted the Commonwealth use of the waters of the Snowy River and such other rivers as might be agreed upon is attached tothe Seat of Government Acceptance Act 1909 as the first schedule. I refer the honorable member to Volume III. of the Consolidated Acts (1936), where he will findthrelevant section of the agreement (section 10) on page 2292;

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