May 3, 1901 (9th Parliament, 1st Session)

CON

James Clancy

Conservative (1867-1942)

Hr. CLANCY.

It seems to me that that is so exquisitely indefinite as to make it impossible for the ordinary deputy returning officer to know what to insert. It assumes that the deputy returning officer is intimately acquainted with the law, which every one knows he is not. I fancy that it will lead to greater complications than we have at present. It seems to me that the only safe way is to enumerate in each case one or other of the reasons to be inserted.

Topic:   DOMINION ELECTIONS ACT, 1900.
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