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Wednesday, 3 June 1942

Senator ASHLEY (New South "WalesPostmasterGeneral) . - The matter raised by the honorable senator is covered by clause 69 (4), which provides -

An advertisement relating to any medicine shall not be broadcast unless the text of the proposed advertising matter has been approved in writing by the Director-General of Health or, on appeal to the Minister under this section, by the Minister.

Question resolved in the affirmative. Clause 102- (6.) The occupier of any premises or place in which there is any appliance . . . shall be guilty of an offence . . .

7.   It shall be a defence ... if the defendant proves that he was not aware . . . of the existence in the premises of the appliance in question.

House of Representatives' amendment No.28. - After "place", sub-clause (0.), insert " , or part of any premises or place,".

Bouse of Representatives amendment No.29. - After " premises ", sub-clause (7), insert "or place, or part of the premises or place,".

Motion (by Senator Ashley) agreed .to -

That amendments Nos. 28 and 29 be agreed to.

Clause 104 -

The fees payable for broadcast listeners' licences or renewals thereof granted under this act shall be as follows: -

(b)   In the case of a licence for zone 2 -

Provided that -

(i)   a broadcast listener's licence or any renewal thereof may be granted free of charge to any blind person over the age of sixteen years, or to any school maintained by or registered with the Education Department of any State which has an enrolment of less than 50 pupils;

Bouse of Representatives' amendment No.30. - Leave out "to any school maintained by or registered with the Education Department of any State ", insert " , with the approval of the Minister, to any school ".

Clause 106-

Any vendor of appliances capable of being used for the reception of broadcast programme*' shall . . . supply . . . the name and address of each person to whom he has . . . sold any such appliance.

Bouse of Representatives' amendment No. 3i.- After "sold" insert ", hired, lent, leased or otherwise disposed of,".

Clause 113- 'J. lie Governor-General may make regulations . . . for carrying out or giving effect to this act, and in particular -

(a)   for providing for the issue, inscription, transfer, transmission and redemption of inscribed stuck of the commission, and all matters in relation thereto: and

(6)   for varying or adding to the conditions

Bouse of Representatives' amendment No.32. - Leave out all the words from and including "particular - " to aud including "and (6)". insert " particular ".

Motion (by .Senator Ashley) agreed to-

That amendments Nos. 30 to 32 be agreed to.

Resolutions reported ; report adopted.

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