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Wednesday, 19 June 1946

Mr FULLER (HUME, NEW SOUTH WALES) - Will the Minister representing the Minister for Trade and

Customs order a searching examination of the reasons advanced for the extraordinary shortage of cigarette papers and for the failure of the British Australasian Tobacco Company Limited and W. ID. and H. 0. Wills Limited to supply the Australian people with their cigarette and tobacco requirements? Will he also give consideration to the issue of licences for the importation of cigarette papers? Will he take such other measures as are necessary to overcome the Australia-wide shortages of cigarette papers and tobacco supplies?

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