§ MR. KIMBER (Wandsworth)
asked Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Whether the Duties of 17s. per ounce and 1s. 6d. per ounce respectively, have been paid on the Foreign gold and silver plate exhibited in the Colonial Exhibition; and, whether exhibitors have paid the £5 15s. charge for a Licence to deal in gold and silver plate?
§ THE CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER (Sir WILLIAM HARCOURT) (Derby)
No duty has been paid upon any gold 316 and silver plate since its deposit in the Exhibition. Up to the present time only one licence has been taken out, which is for a quarter of a year.