BOItDEN. I have just looked over the Northwest Territories Act as amended for the purpose of seeing just how this provision would work out. It may be. as the Minister of Justice says, that it will work out all right. I am not prepared to say at the moment that it will not. It will of course require very careful consideration of tiie various sections of the Northwest Territories Act, and I have no doubt the Minister of Justice has given them the most careful consideration. I observe that section 5 of the Northwest Territories Act provides that the Governor in Council may from time
to time appoint an administrator to execute the objects and functions of the Lieutenant Governor during his absence, illness, or other inability. That would not be inconsistent. I suppose, with anything contained in this Bill ; but is it the intention that this parliament or the legislature of the province should make provision for such a case ? I am not mentioning this because it is of very great importance, but only as an illustration of what might be brought as an unexpected result.