March 31, 1938 (18th Parliament, 3rd Session)

CCF

Charles Grant MacNeil

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)

Mr. MacNEIL:

The purpose of this bill is to amend the Naval Service Act so as to make it conform, with the self-governing status of Canada as now recognized, and to provide that parliament shall sanction any action by our naval forces other than that required for the direct defence of Canada.
Motion agreed to and 'bill read the first time.

Topic:   NAVAL SERVICE ACT
Subtopic:   SANCTION BY PARLIAMENT OF ACTION BY NAVAL FORCES OTHER THAN FOR DEFENCE
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