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Wednesday, 23 November 1921

In Committee(Consideration resumed, vide page 13078):

Postponed item 171 -

Machinery, machines, and appliances: -

(d)   Metal parts n.e.i. of hay rakes (horse), reapers and binders, and mowers . . . And on and after 1st January, 1921, per lb. - British, l¾d.; intermediate, 2¼d., and on and after 16th June, 1921, 2d.; general, 2¼d., and on and after 16th June, 1921, 2d.; or ad val.- British, 30 per cent.; intermediate, 40 per cent.; general, 45 per cent.; whichever rate returns the higher duty.

Senate's Request.- Amend sub-item (d) to make - On and. after 1st July, 1921, metal parts n.e.i. of hay rakes (horse) and mowers, per lb., British, l¾d.; intermediate, 2d.; general, 2d.; or ad val., British, 30 per cent.; intermediate, 40 per cent.; general, 45 per cent.; whichever rate returns the higher duty.

House of Representatives' Message.- Requested amendment made, with the following modification: - "Sub-item (d) omitted and the following inserted : -

(d)   Metal parts n.e.i., of -

(1)   Reapers and binders - on and after 25th March, 1920, ad val., British, free; intermediate, 5 per cent.; general, 10 per cent.; and on and after 1st January, 1921, per lb.. British, 1¾d.; intermediate. 2¼d.,and on and after 16th June, 1921, 2d.; general, 2¼d. ; and on and after 16th June, 1921, 2d.; or ad val., British, 30. per cent.; intermediate, 40 per cent.; general, 45 per cent.; whichever rate returns the higher duty.

(2)   Hay rakes (horse) and mowers - on and after 25th March, 1920, ad val., British, free; intermediate, 5 per cent.; general, 10 per cent.; and on and after 1st July, 1921, per lb., British, 1¾d.; intermediate, 2d.; general, 2d.; or ad val., British, 30 per cent.; intermediate, 40 per cent.; general,45 per cent.; whichever rate returns the higher duty."







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