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Tuesday, 3 May 1932


Mr FORDE (CAPRICORNIA, QUEENSLAND) - Would it not be within the power of any new government to alter the clause?


Mr GREGORY - We should be careful in defining these matters. I remember that, under the Customs Act, power was granted to place embargoes on goods coming into Australia : such things as indecent literature and pictures, drugs, and various other commodities that might be injurious to the people. The result may be seen from a paragraph which appears in this morning's press, in connexion with galvanized iron.







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