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Wednesday, 6 July 1904


Mr Glynn - I rise to apointof order. I understand that my amendment was put and agreed to.


The CHAIRMAN - At present there are two amendments before the Chair.


Mr Glynn - I think that both have been carried.


The CHAIRMAN - Only one amendment has been amended, namely, that of the honorable and learned member for Corinella. The Committee, therefore, have now to deal with the amendment of the honorable and learned member for Angas, and the question before the Chair has reference to the insertion of certain words in that amendment:

Question - That the amendment (Mr. Glynn's) be amended by the insertion after the words "Provided that" of the following words, "no such organization shall be entitled to any declaration of preference by the Court when, and so long as, its rules or other binding decisions permit the application of its funds' to political purposes, or require its members to do anything of a political character" - resolved in the affirmative.

Amendment of the amendment, as amended (by Mr. Watson), agreed to -

That the words "no association shall be registered . - (1) Unless it has been formed, and exists solely for the purposes of this Act, or" be left out.

Amendment, as amended, agreed to.

Clause, as amended, agreed to as follows: -

(1)   Any of the following associations may, on compliance with the prescribed, conditions, be registered in the manner prescribed as an organization : -

(a)   Any association of employers in or in connexion with any industry, who have in the aggregate,, throughout the six months next preceding the application for registration, employed on an average, taken per month not less "than one hundred employees in that industry.; and

(b)   Any association of not less than one hundred employees in or in connexion with any industry.

Provided that no such organization shall be entitled" to any declaration of preference by the Court when and so long as its rules or other binding decisions permit the application of its funds to political purposes, or require its members to do anything of a political character.

(2)   The conditions to be complied with by associations so' applying for registration shall, until otherwise prescribed, be as set out in Schedule B.

(3)   Upon registration, the association shall become and be an organization.


Mr WATSON - The Committee having succeeded, after four days' discussion, in carrying one clause by a majority of one, I think that progress might well be reported.

Progress reported.

House adjourned at 12.10 a.m. (Thursday).







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