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Wednesday, 23 November 1910


Senator VARDON (South Australia) . - I ask leave to amend my amendment bv leaving out the words, " candle, carton paper."

Leave granted.

Request amended accordingly, and agreed? te.

Item 356-

Amend, By omitting the whole of sub-item (k), and inserting in its stead the following subitem : - " (k) Strawboard lined or unlined weigh ing not less than six ounces to the unlined sheet of a size 25 by 30 inches or its equivalent, per cwt., is. 6d."

Request (by Senator Findley) agreed to-

That the House of Representatives be requested to further amend the item by leaving out this paragraph.

Item 356 -

Amend, By omitting the whole of sub-item

(M)   and the foot-note to that sub-item, and inserting in the stead of the sub-item the following sub-item : - " (M) N.E.I., Boards n.e.i. lined or un lined, Cover Paper, Pressings, Carpet Felt Paper, Paperhangings or Wall Paper, ad val. (General Tariff), 20 per cent. ; (United Kingdom), 15 per cent."

By omitting the whole of sub-item (n) and inserting in its stead the following sub-item : - "(n) Millboard, ad val. (General Tariff), 5 per cent. ; (United Kingdom), free."

Senator VARDON(South Australia) £10.44]. - In the Tariff of 1908, item 356 />ara graph m reads -

N.E.I., including Pulpboard; Cloth-lined Boards; and Cloth-lined Paper; Floor Paper; Paperhangings, or Wall Papers; and Toilet Paper in rolls or packets, ad val. (General Tariff), 20 per cent..; (United Kingdom), 15 per cent.

Paragraph n reads -

Millboard ; Cardboard ; Pasteboard ; Greyhoard; Leatherboard ; Woodboard and Manillaboard, ad val. (General Tariff), 5 per cent. ; (United Kingdom), free, fi is now proposed to omit paragraphs m and n, and to drag boards of every description under new paragraph m. Neither pasteboard, cardboard, leatherboard, nor greyboard is made in Australia.


Senator Rae - Are paperhangings made here ?







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