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Wednesday, 30 November 1938


Mr CASEY (Corio) (Treasurer) . - I move -

That at the end of sub-clause ( 1 ) the following words be added: - " and ' price ' when used in relation to wheat, means value for export.".

This amendment is needed to clarify the position. At present the sub-clause refers to the price of wheat a bushel f.o.r. at Williamstown. Naturally, it is meant to apply to wheat for export, but it is possible, I understand, for there to be wheat for home consumption f.o.r. Williamstown. The same amendment will be necessary in the other three relevant bills.

Amendment agreed to.

Clause, as amended, agreed to.

Bill reported with an amendment; report adopted.

Bill read a third time.







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