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Scientology Repeal Bill // Bid to stop debate fails

Title: Scientology Repeal Bill // Bid to stop debate fails
Date: Thursday, 23 November 1972
Publisher: West Australian
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The Legislative Assembly yesterday took more than an hour to decide that it had power to debate the Scientology Act Repeal Bill. It rejected by 20 votes to 19 a move by the Leader of the opposition, Sir Charles Court, to disagree with a ruling by the Speaker, Mr Norton. The Bill seeks to repeal the ban on scientology enacted by the Liberal-Country Party Government in 1968. Mr Norton ruled that the Bill was not subjudice because of a writ by ... [Read the rest at]