April 8, 1957 (22nd Parliament, 5th Session)

PC

George Randolph Pearkes

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Pearkes:

Clause 5 says every person is guilty of an offence-I stress those words "every person"-who, being a citizen or resident of Canada or a member of the crew of a vessel subject to the jurisdiction of Canada engages in pelagic sealing in convention water. Would that not include Indians?

Topic:   NORTH PACIFIC FUR SEALS
Subtopic:   IMPLEMENTATION OF INTERIM CONVENTION ON CONSERVATION
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