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TAX AVOIDANCE AND EVASION SCHEMES-DOCUMENTS CONCERNING STRAW COMPANIES AND THE CRIMES (TAXATION OFFENCES) ACT 1980-PAPER- MINISTERIAL STATEMENT

The Minister for Finance (Senator Dame Margaret Guilfoyle), by Command of His Excellency the Governor-General, laid upon the Table the following Paper:

Tax Avoidance and Evasion Schemes-Documents (85) concerning Straw Companies and the Crimes (Taxation Offences) Act 1980, tabled in response to a motion moved by Senator Evans on 8 September 1982.

Senator Dame Margaret Guilfoyle, by leave, made a statement relating to the Paper and moved-That the Senate take note of the Paper and Statement.

Debate ensued.

Ordered-That the debate be adjourned till a later hour of the day, and that Senator Evans have leave to continue his speech on the resumption of the debate.

The Leader of the Australian Democrats (Senator Chipp) and Senator Harradine, by leave, made statements.