May 23, 1951

LIB

James Joseph McCann (Minister of National Revenue)

Liberal

Mr. McCann:

The hon. member is entirely correct in his observation. When goods are brought in free or at a lower rate of duty, and then pass to other hands, the goods are dutiable in the hands of the new owner at the depreciated value at the time of the transfer.

Topic:   CUSTOMS ACT
Subtopic:   AMENDMENTS TO CLARIFY ACT AND TO FACILITATE ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT
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Section agreed to. On section 4-Overpaid duties not returnable after six months.


LIB

Joseph-Alfred Dion (Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons)

Liberal

The Chairman:

Shall the section carry?

Topic:   CUSTOMS ACT
Subtopic:   AMENDMENTS TO CLARIFY ACT AND TO FACILITATE ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT
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PC

James MacKerras Macdonnell

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Macdonnell (Greenwood):

No.

Section stands.

Progress reported.

Topic:   CUSTOMS ACT
Subtopic:   AMENDMENTS TO CLARIFY ACT AND TO FACILITATE ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT
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BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE

LIB

Alphonse Fournier (Minister of Public Works; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Liberal Party House Leader)

Liberal

Mr. Fournier (Hull):

Mr. Speaker, tomorrow we will take up the estimates of the Department of National Defence. If we finish them, we will take up agriculture.

Topic:   BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE
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At six o'clock the house adjourned, without question put, pursuant to standing order.



Thursday, May 24, 1951


May 23, 1951