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

LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. LAPOINTE (Quebec East):

Of course the suggestions made by my right hon. friend relate rather to a question of policy. I may say that the three alternatives have been considered in the preparation of the bill, namely the one which is now before the house, leaving it to parliament to fix the number of years during which this permission to export will be granted, but with subsection (c) of section 4, which allows the governor in council to repeal it at any time.

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