February 28, 1944 (19th Parliament, 5th Session)

CCF

Mr. KNOWLES: (Whip of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation)

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

1. Have any representations been made to "he federal government by the attorney general iJ Manitoba relating to the Manitoba court of appeal, dated since January 1, 1941?
2. If any such representations have been made, what consideration has been given by the government thereto?
3. What are the ages of the judges of the Manitoba court of appeal?
4. Have any of the judges of the Manitoba court of appeal offered their resignations to the government? If so, which judges, and on what dates?

Questions
5. Is consideration being given by the government to the retirement of any of the judges of the Manitoba court of appeal? If so, which judges?
6. Is consideration being given by the government to the appointment of any new judges to the Manitoba court of appeal?
Mr. ST. LAURENT:
1 and 2. No.
3. 85, 79, 73, 72, 65 years respectively.
4. Yes. The Chief Justice of Manitoba by letter dated August 7, 1943.
5 and 6. The retirement of the Chief Justice of Manitoba by acceptance of his resignation and the appointment of a successor to that office are under consideration.

Topic:   MANITOBA COURT OP APPEAL
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