The Government would
have to take its chance, of course, with
regard to that. If the work ceases, the Government would not have to pay the subsidy, but it would have already made certain payments. If people were constructing a dry dock and had spent 31,000,000 in work and materials, the payments of the subsidy would begin when that $1,000,000 had been spent.
Topic: THE DRY DOCK SUBSIDIES ACT, 1910, AMENDMENT.
Subtopic: SECOND READING OF BIRD.