On the notice of motion:
Resolved, That the Rules of the House be amended by inserting the following rules immediately after Rule 24 :
Censoring the Official Report of the Debates. 24A. The Speaker of the House of Commons, of his own motion, or upon the report of the Chief Censor, may order that any adverse statement, report or opinion, concerning the causes of the present war, or the motives or purposes for which Canada or the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, or any of the allied nations, entered upon or prosecutes the same, which may tend to arouse hostile feeling, create unrest, or unsettle or inflame public opinion, or any unfavourable statement, report or opinion concerning the action of Canada, the said United Kingdom, or any allied nation, In prosecuting the war, or any statement, report or opinion, which may tend to weaken or in any way detract from the united effort of the people of Canada of the prosecution of the war, made by any Member or Members of the House of Commons, shall not be included in or shall be deleted from the official report of the Debates of the House of Commons.
24B. The Speaker of the House of Commons may, in cases where he deems it necessary, order that the printing of the official report of the Debates in the House of Commons be suspended for such time as he may fix in order to afford opportunity for the making by the Chief Censor of a report as provided for in the last-mentioned section, and the determination by the said Speaker as to whether any portion of such report should be excluded or deleted.