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Wednesday, 27 May 1931

Debate resumed from the 20th May (vide page 2096), on motion by Senator Baknes -

That the paper be printed.

Upon which Senator Sir Hal Colehatch had move by way of amendment -

That the following words be added to the motion : - " and that after the thirty-first day of August, 1931, the date of the expiration of the agreement between the Government of the Commonwealth and the Government of the State of Queensland, no agreement between the Government of the Commonwealth and the Government of the State of Queensland, or between the Government of the Commonwealth and any other party relating to the sugar industry, and no duty, embargo, or prohibition on the importation of sugar into Australia shall have any force or effect until approved by the Parliament of the Commonwealth."







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