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Thursday, 4 August 1921

Senator RUSSELL - The answers supplied by the Postmaster-General are -

1.   Not necessarily. _ It would depend upon' whether or not it is entitled to the special rate fixed by Parliament for certain books.

2.   Not that I am aware of.

3.   Parliament has not given me power to define what is a book, but only to say what shall not bc sent at the rate fixed by. Parliament for certain books in order to assist the legitimate Australian author who writes a book in the ordinary acceptation of the term (vide Bansard, vol. LXI., page 1445).

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