April 11, 1902 (9th Parliament, 2nd Session)



It might be best to do so. I may say that this Act is chiefly deterrent in its character. Its object is not so much to punish as to prevent this kind of thing going on-to try to secure honest and proper packing, and the supply to our people of just what they buy. If it should be necessary to hold the whip of publicity over the people who are thus packing, we may have to do it, but I am in hopes that the means adopted already will be sufficient, and rapidly improve the trade.

Topic:   SUPPLY.
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