April 19, 1910 (11th Parliament, 2nd Session)

CON

Robert Laird Borden (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. R. L. BORDEN.

Section 15 of the British North America Act is as follows:
The command in chief of the land and naval militia, and of all naval and military forces, of and in Canada, is hereby declared to continue and be vested in the Queen.
As the hon. member for Hastings has said,

there is a certain qualification to that introduced in section 4 of this Bill, which undertakes to say how that command shall be exercised. There is no such qualification in section 15 of the British North America Act.

Topic:   NAVAL SERVICE OF CANADA.
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