Mr. G. J. Mcllrailh (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Trade and Commerce):
Mr. Speaker, I wish to table the report of the operations for the year 1948 under the Export and Import Permits Act. I wish to table also copies of order in council P.C. 570, dated February 8, 1949, consolidating all outstanding amendments to the list of items under export control, and at the same time removing from control a substantial number
Inquiries of the Ministry of new items. As a result, the number of articles for which export permit is required is reduced from 520 as of January 1, 1948, to 275.
Subtopic: REPORT OF OPERATIONS FOR 1948 REMOVAL FROM CONTROL OF A NUMBER OF NEW ITEMS