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Friday, 16 July 1915

Mr GLYNN (Angas) .- There is just one matter that I would like to bring before the notice of the AttorneyGeneral. In our general legislation we exempt certain properties from taxation, for instance, churches and church properties. I know some anxiety has been created by this Bill on the point as to whether the people concerned with properties which are exempt from taxation will be compelled to make returns. Religious trusts and charitable trusts may find difficulty in complying with the terms of the Bill, however desirous the parties responsible may be of doing it on the ground of public duty. I would ask whether the Attorney-General would not give consideration to such cases, as in all probability if taxation 'follows as the result of this Bill -

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