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Tuesday, 8 November 1977
Page: 3111

Mr Shipton asked the Minister for Business and Consumer Affairs, upon notice, on 19 October 1977:

(1)   How many pairs of shoes have been allowed to be imported into Australia under quota in each of the years since footwear has been subject to quota in October 1974?

(2)   What are the names of persons, companies and businesses who presently hold quotas for footwear, and what were their respective entitlements in each year from October 1974?

(3)   Have any quotas been transferred; if so, to whom, and on what terms and conditions?

Mr Fife - The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

(1)   The ceilings of allowable imports in respect of shoes since the introduction of import licensing in October 1974 are:


(2)   and (3) See answer to question No. 1820, part ( 1 ).

(4)   Quotas for footwear have only been transferred by reason of one company taking over another company.

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