Hon. SYDNEY FISHER (Minister of Agriculture) moved that the House will on Monday next resolve itself into Committee of the Whole to consider the following proposed resolution:
Resolved, that it is expedient in connection with the Bill now before this House, intituled : ' An Act to establish a Commission for the Conservation of Natural Resources,' to provide for:-(a) The appointment of a secretary to the said commission and such officers and clerks under him as are necessary for carrying on the work of the commission, at such salaries as, under the Civil Service Amendment Act, 1908, are appropriate to the divisions and subdivisions of the service to which such officers and clerks may be assigned; (b) the employment of such assistants as are necessary for the purpose of any special work or investigation, and for their remuneration and expenses; (c) the actual disbursements of the chairman and members of the commission incurred in travelling to, returning from, and remaining at meetings of the commission, and of the chairman in travelling or otherwise attending to the work of the commission.
He said: The subject matter of this resolution has been presented to His Excellency the Governor General and he recommends it to the favourable consideration of the House.
Motion agreed to.