House in committee to consider the following proposed resolution:-
Resolved, that it is expedient, in connection with Bill 22 now before this House, to provide for the prohibition of the importation, manufacture, sale and use of opium for other than scientific and medicinal purposes; to empower magistrates to grant warrants, to search for opium in any place in which it is suspected that opium may be found, and to authorize the destruction thereof; to provide penalties for violations of the Act; and to empower the Governor in Council to make such regulations as are necessary.
Resolution reported, read the first and second time, and concurred in.
Mr. KING moved for leave to introduce Bill No. 97, to prohibit the Importation,