Hon. ERNEST LAPOINTE (Minister of Justice):
Mr. Speaker, by leave of the house, I move, seconded by Mr. Elliott (Middlesex):
That pursuant to the motion passed by the house on January 28, the special committee thereby appointed to study the subject matter of Bill No. 6, intituled an act to amend the criminal code, be composed of the following members, namely, Messrs. Barber, Bertrand (Laurier), Blair, Clarke (Rosedale), Girouard, Hall, Hamilton, Howden, Hyndman, Macphail (Miss), McCulloch, McIntosh, McPhee, O'Neill, Plaxton, Raymond, Sinclair, Taylor (Nanaimo), and Veniot, and that standing order 65 be suspended in relation thereto.
Subtopic: PROPOSED ABOLITION OF HANGING AS DEATH PENALTY-APPOINTMENT OF SPECIAL COMMITTEE