§ 72. Mr. WOMERSLEY
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether he will give a list of birds the plumage of which has been illegally imported and confiscated under tale Importation of Plumage (Prohibition) Act, 1921, during the period of the 1st October, 1929, to the 31st December, 1929, together with the approximate quantity of plumage involved in each case?
§ The FINANCIAL SECRETARY to the TREASURY (Mr. Pethick-Lawrence)
As the answer is long I will circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the answer:
§ The following is a list of birds, the plumage of which was illegally imported and was confiscated by the Customs authorities under the Importation of Plumage (Prohibition) Act, 1921, during the period 1st October, 1929, to 31st December, 1929, together with the approximate quantity of plumage involved in each case.
§ Name of Bird and Approximate Amount of Plumage.
§ Amazon Green Parrot—20 single feathers.
§ Egret—2 small bundles.
§ Indian Roller—2 wings.
§ Kingfisher—12 ornaments each containing a small amount of this plumage mounted on metal.
§ Parrot—10 single feathers.
§ Peacock—3 fans, 113 single feathers, 1 ornament containing a small quantity of this plumage.2060
§ Swan—12 skins.
§ Stork (Leptoptilus)—1 small bundle.
§ Vulturine Guinea Fowl—1 piece of skin with feathers.
§ In addition to the above two packets, each containing a small quantity of plumage not identified, but clearly prohibited, were seized.