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Tuesday, 19 May 1936

Postponed item 105 -

By omitting the whole of sub-paragraph (b) of paragraph (1) of sub-item (a) and inserting in its stead the following subparagraph . - " (b) Cotton piece-goods and piece-goods containing a mixture of fibres in which cotton predominates (excepting piece-goods enumerated in sub-items (aa) and (f) and piecegoods ordinarily used as linings or interlinings) -

(2)   Dyed or coloured- woven, of types which are principally used for manufacture into men's or boys' overcoats (other than dustcoats), coats vests trousers knickers (not being underwear) or overalls, viz.: -

Canvas drills duck dungarees and jeans, weighing more than 6 ounces per square yard but less than 18 ounces per square yard; other, weighing more than 3 ounces per square yard - Per square yard, British 7d.; intermediate,1s.1d.; general,1s.1d.; and ad valorem, British, 30 per cent.; intermediate, 50 per cent.: general, 50 per cent.; or ad valorem, British, 50 per cent.; intermediate, 70 per cent.; general, 70 per cent., whichever rate returns the higher duty ".

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