April 12, 1910 (11th Parliament, 2nd Session)

LIB

George Gerald King

Liberal

Mr. KING.

When the House adjourned, I was referring to the legislation affecting trusts and combines in other countries and speaking more particularly with reference to legislation in the United States. I shall spare the House a detailed description of legislation in other countries. I "would briefly mention that in England trusts are held to be illegal only where competition is shown to have been wholly removed or prices raised excessively. In such a case the combination is antagonistic to the English conception of freedom of trade, and is *consequently judged as void. From this it follows that the decision, whether the com-

Topic:   COMBINES INVESTIGATION ACT.
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