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Bill - Mental Deficiency. Second Reading [Hansard p739-747]
Hansard Archive 1870 to 1995
Parliament of Western Australia, 17 September 1929

See pages 739-747 of the excerpt. 'Bill - Mental Deficiency. Second Reading' is an excerpt from the digital copies of the Parliamentary Debates (Hansard) of the Legislative Assembly of the Western Australian Parliament. The second reading gives insight into the purpose of the Bill, how it was developed and what the government hoped to achieve from the legislation. The second reading includes other speeches and questions which give more information about how the members of parliament felt about the legislation. This second reading mentions how children with 'mental deficiency' were treated in Western Australia.


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