FIRST READING OF SENATE BILL.
Bill No'. 109, for the relief of John. Newton Salter.-Mr. Northrup.
UNOPPOSED MOTION FOR PAPERS.
SOUTHERN SASKATCHEWAN COAL FIELDS STRIKE.
On the Orders of the Day:
MILITARY SERVICE ACT, 1917.
CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL IN COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE HOUSE.
House in committee on Bill No. 75, respecting Military Service.-Sir Robert
Borden (resumed from Tuesday, July 10).
Mr. Rainville in the Chair.
On section 13-general provisions:
13. (1) The Militia Act, the Army Act and the King's Regulations and Orders for the Army shall so far as applicable and not inconsistent therewith apply to and form part of this Act.
(2) -Section twelve and subsection two of section forty and the proviso to section forty-five of the Militia Act shall not apply to men liable to be called out under this Act.
(3) The Minister of Militia and Defence may transfer to the Naval Service any man who has reported for duty under the provisions of this Act.
(4) ! Unless fur|ther authorized by Parliament the reinforcements provided under this Act shall not exceed one hundred thousand men.