June 24, 1935 (17th Parliament, 6th Session)

LAB

Humphrey Mitchell

Labour

Mr. MITCHELL:

The government must
have taken a big chance in drawing a bill up in anticipation, not knowing whether the people it is intended to benefit are going to cooperate with them. When a bill is being drawn it is generally understood that interested parties make representations to the government, and I imagine the government generally gets some assurance, particularly with a bill of this kind, that the people concerned are going to adopt the policy contemplated; if not, the whole thing falls to the ground.

Pension Act Amendment

Topic:   PROVISION FOR LOANS BY GOVERNMENT AND LENDING INSTITUTIONS UP TO EIGHTY PER CENT OF COST OF CONSTRUCTION
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