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Wednesday, 21 October 1903

Sir JOHN FORREST - In reply I beg to state -

1.   No.

2.   Section 3 of the " Property for Public Purposes Acquisition Act 1901 " provides that the Governor-General may agree with the owners of any land, which is required for a public purpose, for the exchange of such land for any land of the Commonwealth.

3.   Yes, under the law, if the -interests of the Commonwealth require it.

4.   The proposed exchange was reported upon by officers of the Defence Department and Department for Home Affairs, and personally inspected by the Minister for Defence.

5.   It is not proposed to place them on the table of the House as they are voluminous, but they are available for the perusal of honorable members.

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