11 September 1929

11th Parliament · 1st Session

The President (Senator the Hon. W. Kingsmill) took the chair at 3 p.m., and read prayers.

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Position of the Government.

Vice-President of the Executive Council · Western Australia · NAT

[3.1]. - I desire to inform the Senate that in consequence of the vote against the Government on the Maritime Industries Bill, in committee of the House of Representatives last night, the right honorable the Prime Minister (Mr. Bruce) has waited upon His Excellency the Governor-General and tendered certain advice, which His Excellency is now considering. In these circumstances I move -

That the Senate do now adjourn.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

Senate adjourned at 3.2 p.m.

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