April 2, 1947 (20th Parliament, 3rd Session)

LIB

Mr. McCANN: (Minister of National Revenue; Minister of National War Services)

Liberal

1. No statistics are kept and to answer the question would entail drawing 4,482 files, the number of customs seizures for the calendar year 1946. It would take at least six weeks to compile such a statement.
2. (a) Cigarettes: destroyed in those cases where persons involved refuse to take release on payment of amount demanded.
(b) Tobacco: same as above.
(c) Liquor: destroyed.
(d) Other commodities: sold by tender when release not taken on terms offered.
3. No statistics kept.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NATIONAL REVENUE
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