chapter  XIX
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SIR PHILIP GAME'S EXERCISE OF THE POWER OF DISMISSAL IN 1932

I N order to appreciate the significance of the action taken by the Governor of New South Wales, Sir Philip Game, on May 13th, 1932, in dismissing from office the Lang administration, certain preliminary facts should be stated:

I. In October 1930, the Labour party, under Mr. Lang, was returned to power with a very large majority.