April 11, 1916 (12th Parliament, 6th Session)


William Pugsley



There is every argument in favour of making the change suggested by the two hon. gentlemen who have just spoken. This is the law in a number of the states of the United States, if not in all. I know that the railway companies there apply to the Secretary of State, plans are approved of by a board of railway commissioners and on being approved the company get their charter from the Secretary of State and they can immediately go to work without waiting for the session of the legislature.

Topic:   II, 1916
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