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Thursday, 2 November 1905

Senator WALKER (New South Wales) - I am sorry that I must distinctly dissent from the view of my colleague, Senator Pulsford. If we cannot trust a Government to fix a day on which a census shall be taken it is not fit' to be trusted in anything. I cannot understand any one imagining that a Government would fix a day for a census merely for party purposes. I shall support the clause.

Amendment negatived.

Clause agreed to.

Clauses 9 and 10 agreed to

Clause 11 -

Every occupier of a dwelling. . . .shall, to the best of his knowledge and belief, fill up and supply. . . all the particulars specified. . .

Penalty : Ten pounds.

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