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Pornographic Publications (Importation)

Volume 527: debated on Tuesday 18 May 1954

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asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury if he has considered the pornographic publication, imported from Australia, a copy of which has been sent to him; and whether he will take steps to prevent the importation of such literature.

I cannot agree that this issue of this publication should have been prohibited under the Customs Acts, but I can assure my hon. Friend that the Customs and Excise will use their powers wherever appropriate.