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Clause 40—(Tests As To Whether Ordinary Long-Distance Carriage For Hire Or Reward Predominates)

Volume 436: debated on Wednesday 30 April 1947

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Amendments made:

In page 46, line 25, at end, insert:

"(3) Where in the year nineteen hundred and forty-six goods were carried for hire or reward and the carriage thereof was charged for by volume ascertained by means of calibration marks on a vehicle, stamped with a stamp of verification under section twenty-nine of the Weights and Measures Act, 1878, the weight of the goods shall be calculated for the purposes of paragraph (a) of the said Subsection (1) at such ratio to the volume ascertained as aforesaid as is customary in relation to those goods in the appropriate trade or industry"

In page 46, line 28. after "volume," insert:

"ascertained otherwise than by means of calibration marks on the vehicle."—[Mr. Barnes.]