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Tuesday, 24 February 1987
Page: 660

(Question No. 3855)


Mr Ruddock asked the Attorney-General, upon notice, on 1 May 1986:

Has the Director of Public Prosecutions received from the Commissioner of Taxation a request for an opinion, advice and further proceedings concerning the evasion of sales tax through using exemptions available to charities relating in particular to a purchase of a Mercedes Benz motor vehicle valued at $50,000.00 less tax of $6,325.24 said to have been acquired for Art Union Boys' Club No. 14 in aid of the Parramatta Police Citizens Boys' Club.


Mr Lionel Bowen —The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

I have been advised by the Director of Public Prosecutions that, apart from the matters outlined in the answer to Question on Notice No. 3853, the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions has not received a request for an opinion or advice from the Commissioner of Taxation concerning the matters outlined in the question.