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Thursday, 25 February 1932

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.   That, in addition to the Duties of Customs collected in accordance with the Schedule to the Customs Tariff 1921-1930, as proposed to be amended by Tariff Proposals, there be imposed, on and after the twenty-sixth day of February, One thousand nine hundred and thirty-two, at nine o'clock in the forenoon, reckoned according to standard time in the Territory for the Seat of Government, a special duty of Customs at the rate of fifty per centum of the amount of duty calculated in accordance with the duties imposed by the Customs Tariff 1921-1930 as proposed to be amended by tho Tariff Proposals on such of the goods included in the items specified in the first column of the Schedule hereto as are specified in the second column of that Schedule which were exported from the country of export after the third day of April, One thousand nine hundred and thirty, and which are entered for home consumption on and after the said twenty-sixth day of February, One thousand nine hundred and thirty-two ;

That in this Resolution " Tariff Proposals " shall mean the Tariff Proposals introduced into the House of Representatives on the Twenty-fifth day of February, One thousand nine hundred and thirty-two, and shall include any amendment of those proposals ; and

That,excepting by mutual agreement or until after six months' notice has been given to the Government of the Dominion of New Zealand, nothing in this resolution shall affect any goods the produce or manufacture of the Dominion of New Zealand entering the Commonwealth of Australia from the Dominion of New Zealand.

 

3.   That in addition to the dutiescollected in accordance with -

(a)   the Schedule to the Customs Tariff 1921-1930 as proposed to be amended by Tariff Proposals ; and

(b)   the resolution introduced into the House of Representatives on the twenty-fifth day of February, One thousand nine hundred and thirty-two, imposing special duties of Customs or with that Resolution as subsequently amended ; there be imposed on and after the twenty-sixth day of February, One thousand nine hundred and thirty-two at nine o'clock in the forenoon reckoned according to standard time in the Territory for the Seat of Government, ad valorem duties of Customs (in this Resolution referred to as primage duty) at the rates hereunder set out on the undermentioned goods which are entered for home consumption on and after the said twenty-sixth day of February, One thousand nine hundred and thirty-two, except such goods as are hereunder specified as being exempt from primage duty -

1.   Goods exempt from primage duty -

(a)   goods covered by Items 334 (g) (2), 338 (c), 368, 370, 371, 372, 373, 394 (a), 400, 401, 409, 410 (c), 417 (b), 423, 424 (e) and 427 (a) of the Customs Tariff 1921-1930 as proposed to be amended by Tariff Proposals ;

(b)   agricultural and horticultural seeds not covered by any item in the Customs Tariff 1921-1930 as proposed to be amended by Tariff Proposals ; bibles, or any portion of a bible ; bullion and specie ; bags sacks packs and bales for bran, chaff, potatoes, onions, ore, coal, corn, flour, sugar and wool ; calico and hessian for use in the manufacture of bags of a size capable of holding at least forty-five pounds of flour ; fauna for Zoological Gardens at Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, and Hobart ; manures and fertilizers ; materials for use in the manufacture of agricultural horticultural and viticultural spraying preparations ; materials for use in the manufacture of cornsacks floursacks and other sacks ;

 

outside packages and outer coverings, including the sole containing package, containing solely goods exempt from primage duty ; radium ; rock phosphate ; stud stock, viz. : - draught horses, cattle, sheep, and pigs ; sulphur; and vessels exceeding 1,000 tons gross register ;

(c)   any other goods which are from time to time exempted from primage duty by Proclamation made by the Governor-General with the advice of the Federal Executive Council and published in the Gazette.

2.   Goods subject to primage duty at the rate of four per centum ad valorem - goods covered by Items 174, 219 (c), 404 and 415a of the Customs Tariff 1921-1930 as proposed to be amended by Tariff Proposals ; calcium cyanide ; cream separators ; fibres for use in the manufacture of binder twine ; fuel oil and coal consumed in Australian waters ; goods, other than those exempted from primage duty, for public hospitals ; newsprinting paper ; outside packages and outer coverings, including the sole containing package, containing any goods subject to primage duty at the rate of four percentum ad valorem but containing no goods subject to primage duty at the rate of ten per centum ad valorem ; potassium cyanide ; power kerosene ; rock salt ; sheep shearing machines ; soda ash, caustic potash and caustic soda, for fellmongering purposes ; sodium cyanide ; and stud stock, viz. : - horses other than draught horses ;

(c)   any other goods which are from time to time, by Proclamation mode by the GovernorGeneral with the advice of the Federal Executive Council and published in the Gazette, added to the list of goods upon which primage duty at the rate of four per centum is imposed.

3.   Goods subject to primage duty at the rate of ten per centum ad valorem -

(a)   All goods whatsoever, which are not, in pursuance of the foregoing provisions of this Resolution -

(i)   exempt from primage duty ; or

(ii)   subject to primage duty at the rate of four per centum, ad valorem.

That where by this Resolution any goods are exempt from primage, duty or are subject to primage duty at the rate of four per centum ad valorem, on the condition that those goods will be used for a purpose -specified in relation thereto in the Resolution, the Comptroller-General of Customs may require security that those goods will be used for the purpose so specified.

That in this Resolution " Tariff Proposals " means the Tariff Proposals introduced into the House of Representatives on the twenty-fifth day of February, One thousand nine hundred and thirty-two, and includes any amendment of such proposals and any Tariff Proposal introduced into the House of Representatives subsequent to that date.

4.   That the Schedule to the Excise Tariff 1921-1928 be amended as hereunder set out, and that on and after tho Twenty-sixth day of February, One thousand nine hundred and thirty-two, at nine o'clock in the forenoon, reckoned according to standard time in the Territory for the Seat of Government, Duties of Excise be collected in pursuance of the Excise Tariff 1921-1928 as so amended.

 

 

 


Dr Earle Page - Will it be possible to have a comparison made between the present schedule and that prepared by the late Government?







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