June 14, 1935

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Some hon. MEMBERS:

Order.

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Some hon. MEMBERS:

Order.

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Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

Has the point of order

in connection with which the hon. member proposes to address the chair any relation to the incident we have been discussing?

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Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

Will the hon. member

either answer my question or be seated?

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Jean-François Pouliot

Liberal

Mr. POULIOT:

It is from a different angle, sir, and with regard to the decision-

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Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

My decision having been. given, the matter is settled.

Privilege-Mr. Ralston

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Some hon. MEMBERS:

Order.

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Ian Alistair Mackenzie

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE (Vancouver):

I beg

your pardon; I can rise any time I like to a point of order. I know the rules as well as any hon. member of this house. I am rising to a point of order directly concerning a question of privilege, and I submit that, as well as with respect to a question of privilege, any hon. member may rise to a point of order with respect to any incident in the course of debate.

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Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

The decision having been once given, the matter is closed.

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Jean-François Pouliot

Liberal

Mr. POULIOT:

I did not rise to discuss your decision at all, Mr. Speaker; I rose to a point of order with respect to the discussion that has taken place, and as a matter of privilege affecting all members. The point is this, with- relation to the ruling you gave regarding what had been said by the Minister of Railways about a journalist of the west- your decision thereon. I abide by what Your Honour stated. The question of privilege is this. Two years ago-

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Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

Order. Will the hon. member be good enough to state the point of order to which he is now rising.

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Jean-François Pouliot

Liberal

Mr. POULIOT:

I cannot state it if I am not allowed to speak. I will be as brief as possible.

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Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

I must ask the hon. gentleman either to retain his seat or to advise the chair as to the question he is now bringing up for discussion on a point of order. He must not discuss precedents of two years ago.

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Jean-François Pouliot

Liberal

Mr. POULIOT:

I hold Your Honour in high regard and I will abide by the ruling of the chair; and I may say that since Your Honour assumed the chair I have never challenged your rulings. Two years ago-

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June 14, 1935