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Wednesday, 6 May 1936

Senator McLACHLAN (SOUTH AUSTRALIA) - What the Government proposes to do is to pursue a course . similar to that which it proposes in , regard to Canadian importations. This schedule will operate until certain action is determined upon as a result , of impending negotiations, and if . any amendments are desired to be effected, a new schedule will be brought down to make the necessary adjustments. .

Senator Duncan-Hughes - Why is the difference 15 per cent, in respect of this machinery and from 30 to 35 per cent, in respect of machinery for primary production ?

Senator A J McLACHLAN (SOUTH AUSTRALIA) - These provide for by-law admissions from the United Kingdom free of duty, with the Ottawa margin of 15. per cent, in the intermediate and general tariffs. That is all, that has been done to date.

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