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Wednesday, 23 September 1942

Senator KEANE - The Treasurer has supplied the following answers: -

1.   No.

2.   The question of the exemption to be granted for estate duty purposes to the estates of members of the fighting forces was considered by a committee representative of all parties and upon which this chamber was represented. The Government accepted the recommendation of that committee that an exemption of £5,000 should be granted in all cases and the Estate Duty Assessment Act was amended in June last to give effect to that decision.

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