HC Deb 11 July 1932 vol 268 cc919-20W

asked the Secretary of State for India whether the Government of India have come to any decision regarding the dispute between Cochin and Travancore as to the sharing of the Customs duties from Cochin Harbour?


I understand that, in application of the agreement made with the two States in 1925, the Government

tribution of this estimated saving, and the extent to which reductions have actually been allowed for in the Estimates of the current year:—

of India have decided that the Customs revenue of Cochin and the adjacent Travancore ports will be shared equally by the Government of India, Travancore and Cochin with effect from let April, 1931.

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