Premier’s Department, Sydney, 10th May 1932.
SUBJECT: Collection and Expenditure–Procedure to be followed.
REFERENCE: Treasury Circular letter of 12th April 1932.
I am to inform you that this matter was considered by Cabinet yesterday and that the following decision was approved, viz:–
That as forced labour without payment by the Authority who would use such forced labour or in other words, slavery, has been abolished in the British Empire for over 100 years, and as the first charge on revenue in every civilised community is the payment of those who collect the revenue for the Government, it is the decision of Cabinet, for the guidance of, and as instruction to, all servants of the State and of State Statutary Bodies, in order that the essential and social services of the State of New South Wales may be carried on, that the method of collecting revenue and paying same shall be as outlined in the Treasury Circular of 13th April, Subject: "Collections and Expenditure–Procedure to be followed"– and shall continue to be as directed by Treasury Circular under Government instruction from time to time.