May 10, 1911 (11th Parliament, 3rd Session)

LIB

Sydney Arthur Fisher (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Mr. FISHER.

What I said was that there was no standard fixed by federal law. I think what the hon. gentleman says there is perfectly correct; it may be that municipalities have the power to pass regulations for their own markets, and, therefore, to fix a weight. I said there was no federal law, and under the Inspection and Sale Act there is no standard of weight for a bag of potatoes except in the province of Ontario.

Topic:   INSPECTION AND SALE ACT AMENDMENT.
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