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Friday, 15 May 1942

Mr FALSTEIN (WATSON, NEW SOUTH WALES) - I ask the Prime Minister what additional machinery has been set up since the present Government assumed office in order to deal more effectively with profiteering? Will the right honorable gentleman immediately gazette a regulation providing that persons convicted of profiteering shall be imprisoned, that their excess profits shall be confiscated, and that they shall be obliged to discontinue trading during the term of their imprisonment?

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