Hon. P. J. A. CARDIN (Minister of Marine and Fisheries) moved that the House go into committee at the next sitting to consider the following proposed resolution:
That it is expedient to amend the Fisheries Act, 1914, and to provide:
1. Except as otherwise provided in the act, no one shall engage in the manufacture of fish meal, fertilizer, oil, glue or products of a similar character fr^m fish, fish offal or marine animals, except under license from the minister.
2. That the annual fee on a license for the operation of an establishment for dry-salting herring in British Columbia shall be twenty-five cents on each ton or fraction thereof of dry-salted herring put up in the establishment during the season.
He said: His Excellency the Governor General, having been made acquainted with the subject matter of this resolution, recommends it to the favourable consideration of the House.
Motion agreed to.