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Thursday, 17 November 1921

Senator GARDINER (New South Wales) . - It is desirable to point out that the 1914 Tariff was never considered by the Senate or the other place. As a member of the Government which introduced it, I have to share the responsibility for ft. On account of the war and other pressing matters that Tariff

Went through without discussion, and therefore it ought not to be cited as a reason why any duty should be allowed to remain.

Senator E D MILLEN (NEW SOUTH WALES) - My statement applies equally to the 1908 Tariff. The British preferential duty was then 20 per cent., the same as it was in the 1914 Tariff.

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