April 7, 1924

LIB
LIB

Jacques Bureau (Minister of Customs and Excise)

Liberal

Mr. BUREAU:

I do not want to break any precedent established by the House. I was not here when the ruling referred to by the hon. member for Vancouver Centre (Mr. Stevens) was given.

Item stands.

Progress reported.

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OE CUSTOMS.
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PROHIBITION IN UNITED STATES

CONVENTION BETWEEN HIS MAJESTY AND THE PRESIDENT

LIB

George Newcombe Gordon (Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons)

Liberal

Mr. DEPUTY SPEAKER:

A message has been received from the Senate informing this House:

That the Senate doth unite with the House of Commons in the approval of the convention between His Majesty and the President of the United States of America, signed at Washington on the twenty-third day of January, one thousand nine hundred and twenty-four, for the purpose of avoiding any difficulties which might arise between them in connection with the laws in force in the United States on the subject of alcoholic beverages, a copy of which has been laid before parliament, by inserting in the said resolution m the blank space therein the words "Senate and".

On motion of Mr. Mackenzie King the House adjourned at 11.25 p.m.

Tuesday, April 8, 1924

Topic:   PROHIBITION IN UNITED STATES
Subtopic:   CONVENTION BETWEEN HIS MAJESTY AND THE PRESIDENT
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April 7, 1924