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Friday, 17 December 1993
Page: 4996

Senator WOODLEY (3.53 p.m.) —I indicate that the Democrats are opposed to this clause as it inserts a provision which would require a person's partner to take action to obtain a compensation payment for that person where that person may be eligible for such a payment. To allow this change to go through would surely rely on far too rosy a view of the relationships of couples. The Democrats seek to delete this clause.