July 7, 1967

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Lucien Lamoureux (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

I have the honour to inform the house that I have received the following communication:

Ottawa, July 7, 1967

Sir:

I have the honour to inform you that the Hon. Roland A. Ritchie, Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Canada, acting as Deputy to His Excellency the Governor General, will proceed to the Senate Chamber today, the 7th July, at 5.30 p.m., for the purpose of giving royal assent to certain bills.

I have the honour to be, sir.

Your obedient servant,

A. G. Cherrier

Assistant Secretary to the Governor General

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Lucien Lamoureux (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

Order. Before we proceed further with the ceremonial part of the afternoon, may I be allowed to remind hon. members that they are invited to attend in room 16 after the royal assent, where we will be honoured by the presence with us of the Clerk of the house, Mr. Raymond, who is looking forward to the opportunity of exchanging greetings with his friends in the house.

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THE ROYAL ASSENT


A message was delivered by Lieutenant-Colonel Alfred Fortier, Assistant Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, as follows: Mr. Speaker, the Honourable the Deputy Governor General desires the immediate attendance of this honourable house in the chamber of the honourable the Senate.



July 7, 1967 Royal Assent 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 Her Majesty's name, the royal assent to the following bills: An Act to establish the Cape Breton Development Corporation. An Act to amend the Canadian Citizenship Act. An Act to amend the Canadian Wheat Board Act. An Act to revise and consolidate the Interpretation Act and amendments thereto, and to effect certain consequential amendments to the Canada Evidence Act and the Bills of Exchange Act. An Act to incorporate Western Farmers Mutual Insurance Company. An Act to incorporate Farmers Central Mutual Insurance Company. An Act to incorporate United Investment Life Assurance Company. An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the public service for the financial year ending the 31st March, 1968. An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the public service for the financial year ending the 31st March, 1968.


LIB

Lucien Lamoureux (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Liberal

Mr. Speaker:

May I add as a postcript to the invitation I extended a few minutes ago that this invitation is, as usual, extended to the officials of the house and to members of the press gallery.

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It being five minutes after six o'clock the house adjourned, without question put, to Monday, September 25, pursuant to special order.


July 7, 1967