June 5, 1931

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES

BANKING AND COMMERCE


Second report of the select standing committee on banking and commerce-Mr. Matthews.


RAILWAYS AND SHIPPING


Hon. J. D. CHAPLIN (Lincoln) presented the first report of the select standing committee on railways and shipping owned, operated and controlled by the government of Canada. Mr. Chaplin moved that the report be concurred in.


LIB

Jean-François Pouliot

Liberal

Mr. POULIOT:

I should like to ask the hon. member for Lincoln, who is chairman of the committee, when the next sitting will take place.

Rules of Debate

Topic:   RAILWAYS AND SHIPPING
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CON

James Dew Chaplin

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CHAPLIN:

The next sitting of the committee will be on Tuesday next.

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Motion agreed to.


MINISTERS OF THE CROWN

MOTION TO RESTORE BILL TO OBVIATE NECESSITY FOR REELECTION UPON ACCEPTANCE OF OFFICE

CON

Hugh Guthrie (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Hon. HUGH GUTHRIE (Minister of Justice) moved:

That Bill No. 35, an act to remove the necessity for the reelection of members of the House of Commons of Canada on acceptance of office, which was read a second time on the 8th day of May, 1931, be placed on the order paper for consideration in committee of the whole at such time as may be appointed by the house.

Topic:   MINISTERS OF THE CROWN
Subtopic:   MOTION TO RESTORE BILL TO OBVIATE NECESSITY FOR REELECTION UPON ACCEPTANCE OF OFFICE
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LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Liberal

Right Hon. W. L. MACKENZIE KING (Leader of the Opposition):

Is this the bill of the hon. member for Cartier (Mr. Jacobs)? He is not here.

Topic:   MINISTERS OF THE CROWN
Subtopic:   MOTION TO RESTORE BILL TO OBVIATE NECESSITY FOR REELECTION UPON ACCEPTANCE OF OFFICE
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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

This is the bill introduced by the hon. member for Cartier, which was given second reading, but which was dropped from the order paper when the motion to refer it to committee of the whole was negatived.

Topic:   MINISTERS OF THE CROWN
Subtopic:   MOTION TO RESTORE BILL TO OBVIATE NECESSITY FOR REELECTION UPON ACCEPTANCE OF OFFICE
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LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE KING:

I had a talk with the hon. member in regard to the bill, and I understood he did not intend to proceed with it further this session.

Topic:   MINISTERS OF THE CROWN
Subtopic:   MOTION TO RESTORE BILL TO OBVIATE NECESSITY FOR REELECTION UPON ACCEPTANCE OF OFFICE
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CON

Hugh Guthrie (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. GUTHRIE:

That might be his intention, but I believe it is open to any hon. member to move to restore the hill to the list.

Topic:   MINISTERS OF THE CROWN
Subtopic:   MOTION TO RESTORE BILL TO OBVIATE NECESSITY FOR REELECTION UPON ACCEPTANCE OF OFFICE
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CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

The bill is the property of the house; it is a public bill, and I think it is open to any hon. member to make this motion.

Topic:   MINISTERS OF THE CROWN
Subtopic:   MOTION TO RESTORE BILL TO OBVIATE NECESSITY FOR REELECTION UPON ACCEPTANCE OF OFFICE
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LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE KING:

I do not take exception to your ruling, Mr. Speaker, but I should like it to be understood that it is being revived by the government and not by the hon. member himself.

Topic:   MINISTERS OF THE CROWN
Subtopic:   MOTION TO RESTORE BILL TO OBVIATE NECESSITY FOR REELECTION UPON ACCEPTANCE OF OFFICE
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Motion agreed to.


RULES OF DEBATE

MEMBERS NOT ALLOWED TO READ PREPARED SPEECHES

June 5, 1931