A message was delivered by Major C. R. Lamoureux, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, as follows:
Mr. Speaker, the Right Honourable the Deputy Governor General desires the immediate attendance of this honourable house in the chamber of the honourable the Senate.
Accordingly, Mr. Speaker with the house went up to the Senate chamber.
And being returned:
Mr. Speaker informed the house that the Deputy Governor General had been pleased to give, in His Majesty's name, the royal assent to the following bills:
An act to implement the international convention for the regulation of whaling.
An act to implement the agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic treaty regarding the status of their forces, signed on the nineteenth day of June, 1951.
An act respecting the surveys of public lands of Canada.
An act to amend the Bills of Exchange Act.
An act to approve the financial agreement between Canada and the United Kingdom, signed on the twenty-ninth day of June, 1951.
An act to amend the Judges Act, 1946.
An act to provide for old age security.
An act to amend the Pension Act.
An Act to amend the Canadian National-Canadian Pacific Act, 1933.
An act to amend the Maritime Freight Rates Act.
An act to amend the Canada-United States of America Tax Convention Act, 1943, and the Canada-United States of America Tax Convention Act, 1944.
An act to amend the Supreme Court Act.
An act to amend the Exchequer Court Act.
An act to amend an act respecting the Revised Statutes of Canada.
An act to amend the Public Printing and Stationery Act.
An act respecting the Canadian forces.
An act respecting the general synod of the Church of England in Canada.
An act respecting the general synod of the Church of England in Canada and the missionary society of the Church of England in Canada.
An act to incorporate the Evangelical Mennonite Brethren of Canada.
An act to incorporate the Sisters of Charity of the House of Providence.
An act respecting the Toronto harbour commissioners.
An act to amend the Railway Act.
An act respecting construction of works for the generation of electrical power in the international rapids section of the St. Lawrence river.
An act to establish the St. Lawrence seaway authority.
An act to amend the North Fraser Harbour Commissioners Act.
An act to provide for the financial administration of the government of Canada, the audit of the public accounts and the financial control of crown corporations.
An act to amend the Dominion Elections Act, 1938, and to change its title to the Canada Elections Act.
An act respecting the National Gallery of Canada.
An act to amend the Civil Service Act.
An act to provide for short-term credit to grain producers in the prairie provinces to meet temporary financial difficulties arising from inability to complete harvesting operations or to make delivery of grain.
An act to authorize the provision of moneys to meet certain commitments for new equipment incurred by the Canadian National Railways system during the calendar year 1951, and to authorize the guarantee by His Majesty of certain securities to be issued by the Canadian National Railway Company.
An act to amend the Canadian Broadcasting Act, 1936.
An act to provide for the establishment of an agricultural products board.
At one o'clock the house took recess.
The house resumed at two o'clock.