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Thursday, 11 December 1930

Senator SAMPSON (Tasmania) . - I congratulate the Government on having introduced this bill. It rights a matter which returned soldiers have been endeavouring to have adjusted. If a man goes before the commission from the Entitlement Board, and the commission may consider his disability to be negligible, he will get no pension, and cannot go on to the Assessment Board, although the Entitlement Board may have said that he is entitled to a pension because of a war disability.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

Bill read a second time, and reported from committee without amendmentor debate.

Report adopted.

Standing and Sessional Orders suspended, and bill read a third time.

Sitting suspended from 11.51 p.m. to 12.55 a.m.

Friday, 12 December 1930

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