June 9, 1948

BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE

ORDER OF BUSINESS TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS FROM 8 TO 9 P.M.

LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Right Hon. W. L. MACKENZIE KING (Prime Minister):

I inserted in the Votes and Proceedings of yesterday the following motion which perhaps the house will wish to have put through immediately:

That, notwithstanding standing order 15 or any order passed by the house during the present session, on and after Friday, June 11, the order of business from 8 to 9 o'clock p.m. shall be the same on Tuesdays and Fridays as any other sitting day until the end of the session.

I understand the motion has been presented to the leaders of the different parties and that it is agreeable to all.

Topic:   BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE
Subtopic:   ORDER OF BUSINESS TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS FROM 8 TO 9 P.M.
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Motion agreed to.


UNITED NATIONS

TABLING OF REPORT "CANADA AT THE UNITED NATIONS, 1947"

LIB

Walter Edward Harris (Parliamentary Assistant to the Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Liberal

Mr. W. E. HARRIS (Parliamentary Assistant to the Secretary of State for External Affairs) :

I desire to table a document known as "Canada at the United Nations, 1947," which is a report on the second1 session of the general assembly of the united nations held in New York, September 16 to November 29, 1947.

Topic:   UNITED NATIONS
Subtopic:   TABLING OF REPORT "CANADA AT THE UNITED NATIONS, 1947"
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VETERANS AFFAIRS

CHANGE IN PERSONNEL OF SPECIAL COMMITTEE

LIB

Lionel Chevrier (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

Hon. LIONEL CHEVRIER (Minister of Transport) moved:

That the name of Mr. McKay be substituted for that of Mr. Wright, and that the name of Mr. Moore be substituted for that of Mr. Bentley, on the special committee on veterans affairs.

Topic:   VETERANS AFFAIRS
Subtopic:   CHANGE IN PERSONNEL OF SPECIAL COMMITTEE
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Motion agreed to.


CRIMINAL CODE

AMENDMENT RESPECTING APPEALS ON INDICTMENT AND SUMMARY CONVICTIONS


Mr. W. A. McMASTER (High Park) moved for leave to introduce Bill No. 342, to amend the criminal code.


LIB

James Lorimer Ilsley (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. ILSLEY:

Explain.

Topic:   CRIMINAL CODE
Subtopic:   AMENDMENT RESPECTING APPEALS ON INDICTMENT AND SUMMARY CONVICTIONS
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PC

William Alexander McMaster

Progressive Conservative

Mr. McMASTER:

This is a bill to amend the criminal code so that in certain cases an appeal may be taken to the Supreme Court of Canada.

Motion agreed to and bill read the first time.

Topic:   CRIMINAL CODE
Subtopic:   AMENDMENT RESPECTING APPEALS ON INDICTMENT AND SUMMARY CONVICTIONS
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QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk).


CRIMINAL CODE-CRIMES OF VIOLENCE-JUVENILES

PC

Edmund Davie Fulton

Progressive Conservative

Mr. FULTON:

How many offences under the criminal code, which might be classed as crimes^ of violence, have been committed by offenders eighteen years of age and under in each of the years 1945. 1946, 1947 and 1948 to date?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CRIMINAL CODE-CRIMES OF VIOLENCE-JUVENILES
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June 9, 1948