June 4, 1917 (12th Parliament, 7th Session)

CON

John Dowsley Reid (Minister of Customs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. REID:

The object of this legislation is to place on the statute book a provision that goods imported by the Crown shall be liable to duty the same as goods brought in by a private importer. We have been collecting duties on goods imported by the Crown for some years.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CUSTOMS ACT AMENDMENT.
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