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Rates of payment by merchants for the services of officers outside normal working hours



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S t a t e m e n t by t h e M i n i s t e r f o r Cu st om s and E x c i s e

( S e n a t o r t h e Hon* Ken A n d e r s o n ) ,

RATES OF PAYMENT BY MERCHANTS FOR THE SERVICES

OF OFFICERS OUTSIDE NORMAL W ORKING HOURS

S t a t u t o r y R u l e s 1966 N o s . 17 3 $ ' 17 4 and 175

n o t i f i e d i n t h e Commonwealth G a z e t t e o f 2nd December, 1966

amend t h e Customs R e g u l a t i o n s . , t h e E x c i s e R e g u l a t i o n s and

t h e D i s t i l l a t i o n R e g u l a t i o n s to a u t h o r i s e an i n c r e a s e f r o m

1 1 . 9 5 p e r h o u r to $ 2,1 5 p e r h o u r i n th e r a t e p a y a b l e by

m e r c h a n t s f o r t h e s e r v i c e s of o f f i c e r s of t h e D e p a rtm e n t:,o f

Customs and E x c i s e when r e q u i r e d o u t s i d e n o r m a l w o r k in g .

h o u r s , . . '

S e n a t o r A nd erso n s a i d t h a t t h e i n c r e a s e d paym ent

to o f f i c e r s had a l r e a d y b e e n a p p ro v e d by t h e P u b l i c S e r v i c e

B oard w h ich had e n t e r e d i n t o c o n s e n t a w ard s w i t h th e

o f f i c e r s ' a s s o c i a t i o n s c o n c e r n e d and i t was n e c e s s a r y t h a t

t h e c h a r g e to m e r c h a n t s be i n c r e a s e d a c c o r d i n g l y .

Can b e r r a . A .C,T . 88

2nd December, 1966,