1. In a letter dated March 26, 1912, signed H. P. Duchemin and addressed to Hon. J. D. Hazen, Minister of Marine and Fisheries, a copy of which has been placed on the table of the House, the following statement appears, namely: ' With regard to the excluding of counsel, I may say that I followed this course in accordance with instructions given me by other departments of the Government.'
2. What departments of the Government instructed said Duchemin not to permit counsel to act for parties who were Deing prosecuted before him for partisanship?
Subtopic: INSTRUCTIONS TO H. P. DUCHEMIN.