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Tuesday, 19 May 1936

Senator A J McLACHLAN (SOUTH AUSTRALIA) (Postmaster-General) . - I understand that no blending takes place after manufacture. Senator Gibson's statement is correct. But in the process of manufacture the imported leaf cannot be separated from the local leaf. The excise duty of 4s. 6d. is, therefore, imposed on the weight of the manufactured tobacco as blended.

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