April 6, 1957 (22nd Parliament, 5th Session)

PC

James MacKerras Macdonnell

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Macdonnell:

I am quite serious in that question. My understanding is that these coins are legal tender up to a point; and I do not believe that their being legal tender depends on anyone coming along and weighing them. I would think it depends on the imprimatur of the government of Canada.

Topic:   CURRENCY. MINT AND EXCHANGE FUND ACT AMENDMENT TO INCREASE REMEDY ALLOWANCE FOR TEN-CENT PIECES
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