February 25, 1942 (19th Parliament, 3rd Session)

LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE KING:

If it were made mandatory in its broad terms, I am afraid the Minister of Justice would have a very large order because it gives him power over any person in a protected area to take any step that the security of the people of British Columbia would seem to necessitate.

Topic:   DEFENCE OF CANADA REGULATIONS
Subtopic:   PROTECTED AREAS-JAPANESE NATIONALS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA-MEASURES FOR SECURITY
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