House went into committee to consider the following proposed resolution :
Resolved, that it is expedient to amend the Canada Shipping Act, chapiter 113, Revised Statutes of Canada, 1906, by repealing section 958 and substituting therefor-
958. The Governor in Council may from time to time,
(a) by order in council declare that the foregoing provisions of this part shall not, while such order in council is in force, apply, either throughout Canada or in any specified waiters of Canada, to the ships or vessels, or to any specified ascertained or ascertainable class or number of the ships or vessels of any foreign country in which British ships are admitted to the coasting trade of such country, and to carry goods or passengers from one port to another in such country; and
(b) revoke or vary such order in counoil.
2. That the Act founded on this resolution shall not oonne into force until His Majesty's pleasure thereon has been signified by publication in the ' Canada Gazette.'-Mr. Fielding.