March 9, 1938 (18th Parliament, 3rd Session)

IND

Alan Webster Neill

Independent

Mr. NEILL:

Paragraph (t) of section 3 of the Immigration Act, chapter 93 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1927, is repealed and the following substituted therefor:
(t) on and after the first day of July, 1939-
That is one change, instead of 1927.
-in addition to the foregoing "prohibited classes," the following persons shall also be prohibited from entering or landing in Canada: Persons over fifteen years of age, physically capable of reading who cannot read the English or the French language or some other language or dialect commonly spoken by and native to the people of any country, state, province or other political or territorial division of Europe-
And then follows the rest of the section, keeping to the old section.
Motion agreed to and bill read the first time.

Topic:   IMMIGRATION ACT
Subtopic:   AMENDMENT OF PROVISION RESPECTING PROHIBITED CLASSES
Full View