Hon. Lionel Chevrier (Minister of Transport) moved:
That a special committee on railway legislation, consisting of 31 members, to be named at a later date, be appointed to consider Bill No. 12, an act to amend the Railway Act, Bill No. 6, an act to amend the Canadian National-Canadian Pacific Act, 1933, Bill No. 7, an act to amend the Maritime Freight Rates Act, and such other railway legislation as may be placed before it; and that the committee be empowered to send for persons, papers and records, to sit while the house is sitting, report from time to time and to print such papers and evidence from day to day as may be ordered by the committee; and that paragraph (1) of standing order 65 be suspended in relation thereto.
Subtopic: PROVISION FOR APPOINTMENT OF SPECIAL COMMITTEE