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Friday, 6 December 1985
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(Question No. 671)

Senator Bolkus asked the Minister representing the Prime Minister, upon notice, on 8 November 1985:

What action is being taken to implement the following amendments to the Governor-General's Act as requested in a petition tabled in the Senate on 11 November 1981:

(a) that section 4 of the Act be amended to prevent the indefinite transportability of pensions, and

(b) that a work test and a means test be applied to vice-regal pensioners.

Senator Button —The Prime Minister has provided the following answer to the honourable senator's question:

There is no action contemplated in regard to the matters raised by the honourable senator.