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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort – in the House of Commons on 1st October 1942.

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The Regulation which gives powers to direct persons to perform specified services is 58A of the Defence (General) Regulations; these powers are not dependent on prior registration of the persons concerned. Inquiries are being made into an individual case of which my hon. Friend has supplied particulars.