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Friday, 19 July 1912

Senator SAYERS (Queensland) . - It is evident that my amendment does not meet with the approval of the majority of the Committee. As the two honorable senators who spoke in favour of it last night are not present this morning, it would be useless for me to divide the Committee upon it, and I therefore ask leave to withdraw the amendment.

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

Amendment (by Senator MCDOUGALL) proposed -

That the following words he added to the clause .-" (e) By adding thereto the following sub-section : -

g.   In places where Children's Courts exist offences against this section committed by cadets under the age of sixteen years shall be prosecuted in such Courts as far as is reasonably practicable."

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