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Monday, 18 December 1911

Senator CHATAWAY (Queensland) . - Does the Minister give us tounderstand that silverplated articles willcome under the same heading as kitchen utensils ?

Senator McGregor - No ; they wilt come under this item.

Senator CHATAWAY - Then we are to understand that a spoon that may be used for stirring porridge by the poor is to be taxed at the same rate as silver plate used by the rich?

Request agreed to.

Item 157 -

By omitting the whole item and inserting taits stead the following item : - " 157. Tanks not exceeding 400 gallons in capacity, whether imported empty or as containers of goods, free."

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