April 9, 1915 (12th Parliament, 5th Session)

CON

Richard Bedford Bennett

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. R. B. BENNETT:

I think I can make clear that provision has been made to meet the objection raised by my hon. friend; for I also was impressed with the necessity of making such a provision. This section was drawn with the intention of providing for two classes: it provided, first, that those who resided in the locality for thirty days prior to enlisting should have a vote in that locality; and, secondly, that those wh* had been continuously resident in some locality before they enlisted, should have their votes where they had always had them. I think that is what my hon. friend desires.

Topic:   SOLDIERS' VOTING BILL.
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