March 25, 1936 (18th Parliament, 1st Session)

CON

Richard Bedford Bennett (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BENNETT:

Yes. When he speaks of condemnation, I think he means that in the light of subsequent events the reports then made should have been acted upon instead of the lands being opened up for settlement.
That argument was put forward in the case I have in mind and that is perhaps what the hon. gentleman himself has in mind. May I assure the minister that I am not thinking of legislation for single cases; what I am suggesting is an amendment to the present statute to make it applicable in the case of a trustee. Such a case would be where a father, shall I say fearing that his son might be indifferent to his own financial interests, would say to his son that the land had better be taken out in his, the father's, name so that it would not be improvidently dealt with. If he can establish the relationship of trustee

Topic:   SOLDIER SETTLEMENT ACT
Subtopic:   EXTENSION OP TIME FOR PAYMENTS OF ARREARS OR INSTALMENTS SUBJECT TO BONUS PRIVILEGES
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