July 21, 1904

LIB

William Stevens Fielding (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. FIELDING.

I have no information on the subject, but I think it highly improbable, as the government have no authority over the judges of our court.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ADJOURNMENT-SIR ELZEAR TASCHE-REAU.
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CON

Edward Frederick Clarke

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CLARKE.

And the government are not aware of the action of the Chief Justice ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ADJOURNMENT-SIR ELZEAR TASCHE-REAU.
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LIB

William Stevens Fielding (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. FIELDING.

I cannot say absolutely. If the hon. gentleman wants definite information, I must ask him to give notice in the usual way. The government have nothing to do with the judges of the Supreme Court.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ADJOURNMENT-SIR ELZEAR TASCHE-REAU.
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CON

Edward Frederick Clarke

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CLARKE.

But does it not seem an extraordinary thing for the Chief Justice who is over in England for the purpose of hearing these cases to leave London before the cases are heard ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ADJOURNMENT-SIR ELZEAR TASCHE-REAU.
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LIB

William Stevens Fielding (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. FIELDING.

Judges sometimes do strange things.

Mr. SPItOULE. What work shall we take up at the sitting to-day ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ADJOURNMENT-SIR ELZEAR TASCHE-REAU.
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LIB

William Stevens Fielding (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Mr. FIELDING.

The House will be moved into Committee of Supply and the Minister of Agriculture (Mr. Fisher) will take up his estimates.

Motion agred to, and House adjourned at 1.30 a.m.-Friday.

Fkiday, July 22, 1904.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ADJOURNMENT-SIR ELZEAR TASCHE-REAU.
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July 21, 1904