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Thursday, 17 June 1915

In Committee(Consideration resumed from 18th December, 1914, vide page 2249) :

Clause 2 -

Section 3 of the Spirits Act 1906 is amended -

(a)   by omitting from paragraph a of the definition of " Australian Standard Malt Whisky" the word "thirty five " and inserting in its stead the word "forty-five"; and

(b)   by omitting from paragraph a of the definition of " Australian Blended Whisky " the word " thirty-five " and inserting in its stead the word " forty-five."

Section proposed to be amended -

3.   In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears -" Australian Standard Malt Whisky " means whisky which complies with the following requisites : -

(a)   It must have been distilled -wholly from barley malt by a pot still or similar process at a strength not exceeding thirty-five per cent. overproof; " Australian Blended Whisky " means whisky which complies with the following requisites : -

(a)   It musthave been distilled partly from barley malt and partly from grain, and must consist of not less than twenty-five per cent. of pure malt whisky which has been separately distilled by a pot still or similar process at a strength not exceeding thirty-five per cent. overproof. . .







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