DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL REVENUE
REPEAL OP PROVISION RESPECTING GRATUITY IN LIEU OF LEAVE ON RETIREMENT
Hon. J. L. ILSLEY (Minister of National Revenue) moved for leave to introduce Bill No. 55, to amend the Department of National Revenue Act.
He said: In all departments of government when employees are superannuated because of age, they are given a certain period of leave of absence. In the Department of National Revenue their pensions start at the beginning of that period but in other departments of government the pension starts at the end of that period. There is a difference in treatment between the employees of the Department of National Revenue and those of other departments, and the purpose of this bill is to provide that the officers of the Department of National Revenue shall receive the same treatment in this respect as the employees of other departments.
CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS
APPOINTMENT OP GEORGE A. TOUCHE AND COMPANY AS AUDITORS
Hon. C. D. HOWE (Minister of Transport) moved for leave to introduce Bill No. 56, respecting the appointment of auditors for National Railways.
Motion agreed to and bill read the first time.
FIRST READINGS-SENATE BILLS
Bill No. 49, to incorporate Federal Fire Insurance Company of Canada.-Mr. Macdonald (Brantford City).
Bill No. 50, to incorporate Wellington Fire Insurance Company.-Mr. Macdonald (Brantford City).
Bill No. 51, to incorporate Gore District Mutual Fire Insurance Company.-Mr. Edwards.
Bill No. 52, to incorporate Sterling Insurance Company of Canada.-Mr. Parent (Quebec West and South).
Bill No. 53, to incorporate Toronto General Insurance Company.-Mr. Plaxton.
Bill No. 54, to incorporate the Sons of Scotland Benevolent Association-Mr. Reid.
(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)
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