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Scientology ban to go despite court's ruling

Title: Scientology ban to go despite court's ruling
Date: Thursday, 6 May 1982
Publisher: The Age (Australia)
Authors: Louise Carbines, Damien Comerford
Main source: suburbia.com.au

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The Victorian Government will go ahead with plans to lift bans on Scientology despite a ruling yesterday by the State Full Court that the Scientology organisations could not claim to be a religion. The Minister for Health, Mr Roper, said that the court's ruling would have no impact whatsoever on the State Government decision to amend the Psychological Practices Act which has outlawed the Church of Scientology since 1975. He hopes to have the amendment passed by the end of the ... [Read the rest at suburbia.com.au]