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Thursday, 23 October 1913

Senator O'KEEFE (TASMANIA) asked the Minister representing the Attorney-General, upon notice -

1.   Seeing that a newspaper known as The Daily Post, in Hobart, Tasmania, has been prosecuted and fined for a breach of the Electoral Act in regard to the "signed article" provision, is it the intention of the Government to institute prosecutions against any other newspapers in the Commonwealth for alleged similar breaches of the same Act?

2.   If not, why not?

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