Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
 Download Full Day's HansardDownload Full Day's Hansard    View Or Save XMLView/Save XML

Previous Fragment    Next Fragment
Friday, 4 March 1932

Mr THOMPSON (NEW ENGLAND, NEW SOUTH WALES) - Is it not a fact that under the Tariff Board Act representatives of interests appearing before the board are not allowed to cross-examine witnesses, and that all questions must be asked by representatives of the board? Is the Minister for Trade and Customs aware that according £o the report of the Tariff Board on the tobacco industry which was recently presented to Parliament, Mr. Swinson, representing the British-Australasian Tobacco Company, was permitted by the board to ask questions of witnesses on behalf of his company ?

Suggest corrections