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THE SUGAR CONVENTION.

(PER PRESS absooiation.) London, May 14. In the House of Commons Baron de Worms stated that the Australian colonies not having offered any objection to the final conditions of the Sugar Bounties Convention, he assumes they have agreed to accept it as it stands. He said that the Victorian Bill which provided for a differential duty on cane and beet sugar was not repealed when the Convention was passed, but Victoria would be bound by the same law as England. (Received May 15, 1.36 p.m.) Adelaide, May 16 The Premier, referring to tho cable message ap to the statement made m the House of (Oomraonß by Baronde "Worms m regard to tho Sugar Convention, says that ho Imb been informed of nothing from tho Home authorities that would lead him to think that Great Britain holds the colonies bound by any law passed by the Imperial Parliament. Ho does not think England would force such a position on Australasia, ■ HI i » J- — » "~« - — * V- m—mmm

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THE SUGAR CONVENTION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2136, 16 May 1889

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