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FINANCE BILL

COMMENT ON TWO CLAUSES VOLUNTARY WAR LOANS Parliamentary Reporter. WELLINGTON, this day. An assurance that the clause in the Finance Bill relating to the duration of the war did not apply to voluntary loans made to the Government, in many cases free of interest, was sought by Mr. Bowden (Nat. Wellington West), in the House of Representatives yesterday afternoon during the Committee stage of the bi The Minister of Finance, Mr. Nash, replied that he had already written to everyone concerned to say they could have their money back at once if they desired. Some uneasiness had been caused bv a clause in the Finance Bill providing that members of the Genera Assembly should not be disqualified bv receipt of remuneration as members of the Royal Commission on Licensing, said Mr. Harker (Nat., Waipawa). He said, there was legislative provision designed to prevent members of Parliament and, in certain instances, candidates from occupying certain positions and receiving remuneration. The clause dealt with a special commission, and nronosed that members of the Legisfature or candidates might be added fSb"r me oi the' SSS to &KS.fi£3£?i3Sß £ Srtata SU A™ lS time S 'had come for the tea adjournment progress was reported.

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FINANCE BILL, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 174, 25 July 1945

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FINANCE BILL Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 174, 25 July 1945

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