§ Mr. MASTERMAN
The following sums were paid to tobacco growers out of Excise revenue in the calendar year 1912 as rebate of one-third of the duty paid on tobacco grown in Ireland and Scotland, namely:—
|On tobacco grown in Ireland||£492||18||11|
|On tobacco grown in Scotland||57||11||6|
§ In respect of Irish tobacco, the amount paid relates solely to the crop of 1908 or previous years. For crops of subsequent growth the rebate has been replaced by an annual Grant of £6,000 (for five years, 1909–10 to 1913–14) to the Irish Department of Agriculture and Technical Instruction for the encouragement of the industry.