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Penal Code-Backlog of Modernisation

in 1970 with the comparative figures for 1969. There is nothing to say what industries the new capacities were licensed in, nor any attempt to assess what difference the implementation of these projects would make to the industrial structure. Clearly, there has been no qualitative change in the approach to industrial licensing. Even quantitatively, if the purpose of the changes in policy was to make it possible for Government to concentrate on a relatively small number of projects it does not seem to have been achieved, since in 1970 the Licensing Committee received as many as 3,033 applications and approved 761 (taking licences and letters of intent together).

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