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A RESOLUTION RESCINDED.

COMPULSORY VACCINATION

OPPOSED,

(Received February 5, 8.30 a.m.)

SYDNEY, February 5

The resolution carried at the Labour Conference on Monday* in favour of the abolition of the penal clauses of the Arbitration Act did not meet with the approval of a section of the delegates, the opinion being freely expressed that it meant knocking the bottom out of arbitration. Mr Stuart Robertson, last night, I secured the recommittal of the motion, I and moved an amended resolution that there be no penalties in industrial arbitration except for lockouts and strikes. Tiiis was carried by 101 votes to 15 and incorporated in the party's platform in lieu of Monday's resolution. Resolutions were also adopted in favour of •'the appointment of female 'factory inspectors, and emphatically opposing compulsory vaccination.

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A RESOLUTION RESCINDED., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8786, 5 February 1914

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A RESOLUTION RESCINDED. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8786, 5 February 1914

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