Right Hon. L. S. St. Laurent (Prime Minister) moved
that the house go into committee at the next sitting to consider the following resolution:
That it is expedient to introduce a measure to empower the governor in council to do and authorize such acts and things, and make from time to time such orders and regulations, as he may by reason of the existing international emergency deem necessary or advisable for the security, defence, peace, order and welfare of Canada subject to the restrictions enumerated in the said measure.
He said: His Excellency the Governor General, having been made acquainted with the subject matter of this resolution, recommends it to the consideration of the house.
Subtopic: PROVISION FOR ORDERS AND REGULATIONS DEEMED ADVISABLE FOR NATIONAL DEFENCE AND SECURITY