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Friday, 18 November 1921

Item 384-

(a)   Lantern slides; photographic dry plates; photographic sensitized films; photographic sensitized papers, n.e.i., linen, or other material; photographic backgrounds (mounted or unmounted) ; photographs of Australian subjects; postcards (sensitized with or without letterpress) ; stereoscopic views, ad val., British, . 25 per cent. ; intermediate, 30 per cent. ; general, 35 per cent.

Senate's Request- Amend sub-item to make it read - (a)(1) Photographic and X-Ray dry plates, ad val., British, 25 per cent. ; intermediate, 30 per cent.; general, 35 per cent.; or per square foot, British, 6½d. ; intermediate, 8d. ; general, 9½d., whichever rate returns the higher duty.

(2)   Photographic sensitized films, ad. val., British, 25 per cent'. ; intermediate, 30 per cent. ; general, 35 per cent. ; or per square foot, British,10d. ; intermediate, 12d.; general, 14d.; whichever rate returns the higher duty.

(3)   Photographicsensitized papers and cards, also linen and other sensitized materials, n.e.i., ad val., British, 25 per cent.; intermediate, 30 per cent. ; general, 35 per cent. ; or per square foot, British,1d. ; intermediate,1¼d. ; general,1½d. ; whichever rate returns the higher duty.

(4)   Lantern slides; photographic backgrounds (mounted orunmounted) ; photographs of Australian subjects; postcards (sensitized with or without letterpress) ; stereoscopic views, ad val., British, 25 per cent. ; intermediate, 30 per cent.; general, 35 per cent.

House of Representatives' Message- Made with the following modifications : -

Paragraph (a) (1)- After " plates " the words " and flat films, sensitized " inserted ; and the fixed duties made - 5d. British, 6½ intermediate, 8d. general.

Paragraph (a) (2)- -After "Films" the letters "n.e.i." inserted; and the fixed duties made - 8d. British,10d. intermediate, 12d. general.

Paragraph (a) (3)- After "n.e.i." a semicolon and the words " Postcards (sensitized with or without letterpress) " inserted.

Paragraph (a) (4) - The words " Postcards (sensitized with or . without letterpress) " omitted.







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