Hon. MURRAY MacLAREN (Minister of Pensions and National Health) moved that the house go into committee to-morrow to consider the following proposed resolution:
That the Pension Act be amended to provide that the number of members of the pension tribunal may be increased from nine to not more than twelve, of which the chairman and eight members shall hold office for ten years, and the other three for two years, subject to earlier removal for cause, and that the number of commission counsel may be increased from seven to ten, and to provide for the further reconsideration of applications.
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.