June 21, 1940 (19th Parliament, 1st Session)

LIB

Georges Parent (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER :

I beg to inform the house that I have received the following communication:
Government House, Ottawa,
21st June, 1910
Sir,
I am desired by the Administrator to inform you that the Right Honourable the Earl of Atblone will proceed to the Senate chamber to-day, at 11:50 a.m., for the ceremony of his instailation as Governor General of Canada, following which His Excellency the Governor General will remain to give the royal assent to certain bills.
I have the honour to be, sir,
Your obedient servant,
F. L. C. Pereira,
Acting Secretary to the Administrator.
The house will now proceed to the senate for the royal assent to certain bills. After the assent has been given the Speaker of the House of Commons will withdraw. Members of the House of Commons who wish to do so may remain in their places, but I would point out that we shall require a quorum of at least twenty when we resume here, after the assent has been given.
Accordingly, the house went up to the senate.
And having returned,
Mr. SPEAKER informed the house that His Excellency the Governor General had been pleased to give in His Majesty's name royal assent to the following bills:
An act to confer certain powers upon the governor in council for the mobilization of national resources in the present war.
An act respecting the appointment of auditors for National Railways.
An act to amend the Canada Grain Act.
An act to amend the Dairy Industry Act.
An act to ratify and confirm a certain agreement respecting the joint use by Canadian National Railways of certain tracks and premises of the Vancouver, Victoria and Eastern Railway and Navigation Company, at Vancouver, in the province of British Columbia.
An act to amend the Seeds Act, 1937.
An act to authorize the raising, by way of loan, of certain sums of money for the public service.
An act to amend the Department of National Defence Act.
An act respecting the Royal Canadian Air Force.
An act to amend the Canada Evidence Act.
An act to amend the Trans-Canada Air Lines Act, 1937.
An act to amend the Department of National Revenue Act.
An act to authorize an agreement between His Majesty the King and the Corporation of the City of Ottawa.
An act to amend the Militia Pension Act.
' An act to amend the Wheat Cooperative Marketing Act, 1939.
At one o'clock the house took recess.
The house resumed at three o'clock.

Topic:   THE GOVERNOR GENERAL
Subtopic:   INSTALLATION OF THE EARL OF ATHLONE- THE ROYAL ASSENT
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