March 22, 1938 (18th Parliament, 3rd Session)

LIB

Ernest Lapointe (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Liberal

Mr. LAPOINTE (Quebec East) moved:

That section 4 be amended by adding the following subsection:
(4) Every such private act shall, unless it is otherwise expressly provided therein, be read and construed as including provisions that,
(a) the quantity of power to be exported thereunder shall, notwithstanding any provision therein fixing the quantity of power to be exported, be always limited to the surplus power in excess of that required for distribution for use in Canada;
(b) the power exported shall not be sold [DOT]outside of Canada at a price less than the price of power produced and sold under substantially similar conditions for use in Canada;
(c) the said private act may be repealed by proclamation of the governor in council, at any time, upon such notice as the governor in council shall prescribe, or, if the governor in council is satisfied that the conditions imposed by paragraph (a) or (b) of this subsection are not being complied with, without notice.

Topic:   ELECTRIC POWER
Subtopic:   TRANSFEB TO PARLIAMENT OF CONTROL OF EXPORT EXCEPT IN INTERNATIONAL EMERGENCY
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