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Thursday, 10 June 1926


Senator CRAWFORD (Queensland) (Honorary Minister) . - I move -

That the House of Representatives be requested to make sub-item (d) read as follows: - " (d) Nicotine and Derris Spraying Pre parations; Liquid Hydrocyanic Acid Gas, as prescribed by departmental by-laws, British, free; intermediate, free; general, free."

Liquid hydrocyanic acid gas is imported by the Victorian Department of Agriculture for purposes of scale control on citrus fruit. It has been found that this gas is very effective in scale control, and if the duty be removed, it will be largely used in Australia.

Request agreed to.

Item agreed to, subject to a request.

Item 274 agreed to.

Item 279 (Citric acid, tartaric acid, cream of tartar. . . . and phosphate of soda) -







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