May 13, 1901 (9th Parliament, 1st Session)


The PRIME MINISTER (Rt. Hon. Sir Wilfrid Laurier).

I am sure that my hon. friend (Mr. Charlton) cannot be serious in such a contention. According to the standing orders the order of the day on Monday is :
Private Bills, questions to be put by members.
I provide in the motion that government orders shall have precedence after questions on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The programme Is interfered with only after questions ; the programme remains the same as to private Bills, and then follow questions and government orders.

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