June 26, 1923 (14th Parliament, 2nd Session)

LIB

William Stevens Fielding (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. FIELDING:

The object of this, I am advised, is that a local government, for example, could import an article free of duty, but in the case of a manufacturer or producer producing the same article he would be subject to tax. In that case when he sells to the local government he could get a refund so he would be put on even terms with the importer.

Topic:   SPECIAL WAR REVENUE ACT AMENDMENT
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