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Wednesday, 16 March 1932

Mr GULLETT (Henty) (Minister for Trade and Customs) .- The matters mentioned by the honorable member forCapricornia (Mr. Forde) are stillreceivingthe earnest consideration of the Government, andI hope to be able within a few days to make a statement concerning the tobacco duties. In reply to the representations of the honorable member for Kalgoorlie (Mr. A. Green), I may say that the imposition of primage duties is purely a Treasury matter. That tax was imposed by the late Government in order to raise revenue. The Government will, however, consider the points raised by the honorable member.

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