Salient. Victoria University Student Newspaper. Volume 35 Number 6. April 11, 1972
Department of Labour P.O. Box 6049 Te Aro, 58 Tory Street Wellington 6 December 1971 Mr M.T. Murphy 181 Severn Street, Island Bay, Wellington
6 December 1971
Mr M.T. Murphy181 Severn Street, Island Bay, Wellington
Dear Mr Murphy,
National Military Service Act 1961
Thank you for your form of application as a conscientious objector, and your letter explaining that you were absent from New Zealand at the time of you nineteenth birthday.
Under the National Military Service Act 1961 you should have registered within fourteen days of your return to New Zealand. However, it was not until sixty days after your return that you registered. We now have no option but to class you as a late registrant.
Your application has been forwarded to the Conscientious Objection Committee and notification will be given in due course of the time and place appointed for hearing.
Please find enclosed your certificate of provisional registration as a conscientious objector.
(M. Jones)for District Superintendent