March 24, 1941 (19th Parliament, 2nd Session)

NAT

Richard Burpee Hanson (Leader of the Official Opposition)

National Government

Hon. R. B. HANSON (Leader of the Opposition):

What the minister has told us, if I followed him aright, is that within recent years there has been a reinterpretation of the Rush-Bagot treaty, without going through any particular formality; but I do not understand that the principle of the treaty has been in any way waived. My recollection, without having looked up the matter for a long time, is that this was a treaty to which effect was given by the senate of the United States.

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Topic:   RUSH-BAGOT AGREEMENT EXCHANGE OF NOTES AS TO APPLICATION AND INTERPRETATION IN LIGHT OF PRESENT CONDITIONS
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