Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Adherence to G.A.T.T.

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asked the Taoiseach what progress has been made with the application of this country to adhere to the G.A.T.T.

As I indicated in my reply to the Deputy's Question on 12th April, the contracting parties proposed that the discussion on our application should be continued during the second stage of the G.A.T.T. Tariff Conference.

This stage began in Geneva on 29th May, but it has been decided that our case will not be considered until September.