Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
 Download Full Day's HansardDownload Full Day's Hansard    View Or Save XMLView/Save XML

Previous Fragment    Next Fragment
Thursday, 25 August 1921


Senator PEARCE (Western AustraliaMinister for Defence) .- These duties are in accordance with recommendations made by the Inter-State Commission, after full inquiry. Many of the raw materials used in the manufacture of the articles coming under the item are dutiable. Benzine, for instance, is dutiable at id. and1d. per gallon; tamarinds, in liquid form, at1s. 9d., 2s. 6d., and 3s. per gallon, and dextrine at 15 per cent., 20 per cent., and 35 per cent. These facts were taken into consideration by the Inter-State Commission when it recommended these duties.

Bequest negatived.

Item agreed to.

Item 227-

Tallow and greases: -

Greases, including axle grease, and tallow unrefined -

(a)   In packages exceeding 4 lb. net weight, per cwt., British, 2s.; intermediate, 3s.; general, 4s.; or ad val.,British, 10 per cent.; intermediate. 15 per cent.; general, 20 per cent.; whichever rate returns the higher duty.

(b)   In packages not exceeding 4 lb. net weight, per cwt., British, 4s.; intermediate, 5s.6d.; general,6s. ; or ad val., British, 15 per cent. ; intermediate, 20 per cent.; general, 25 per cent.; whichever rate returns the higher duty.







Suggest corrections