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Thursday, 21 May 1936

Senator ABBOTT (New South Wales) . - In ordinary garnishee proceedings the court finds as a fact that a debt is owing by a third party ; in this instance does not- the Commissioner merely presume that the money is owing, whereas there may bc a dispute as to whether it is really owing.

Senator A J McLACHLAN (SOUTH AUSTRALIA) - If the Commissioner makes a mistake in that respect he has no power to recover; the money has to be due in actual fact.

Senator ABBOTT - That is the point

I desire to make clear.

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