With reference to the
question asked by my hon. friend from Quebec South, the equivalent section is section 4 of the British act of 1930. The amendment as to disqualifications for receipt of benefit reads:
If on a claim for benefit it is proved' by an officer of the ministry of labour that the claimant, after a situation in any employment which is suitable in his case has been notified to him by an employment exchange or other recognized agency-
And so on. The provision in this bill is taken from that. There is no note indicating why the word "officer" is used in the British act. and I confess I know of no particular reason except that what appears in this bill has been taken from that act.
Subtopic: MEASURE TO ESTABLISH AN UNEMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL INSURANCE COMMISSION