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Thursday, 30 April 1942

Senator E B JOHNSTON (WESTERN AUSTRALIA) asked the Minister representing the Treasurer, upon notice -

1.   Will the cost of the provision of air-raid shelters be allowed as a deduction to federal taxpayers ?

2.   If not, why not?

3.   Is it a fact that in Perth and the metropolitan area of Western Australia the removal of all glass windows from shops has been ordered as an air-raid precaution?

4.   Will the cost of this removal, the boarding up of the windows and their restoration after the war, be allowed as deductions under the federal taxation laws?

5.   If not, why not?

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