June 4, 1917 (12th Parliament, 7th Session)

LIB

Edward Mortimer Macdonald

Liberal

Mr. MACDONALD:

That is more a matter of practice, but has there been any law? The original idea in regard to the status of provincial legislature, as a lawyer knows, was that the Crown was not represented there. But I thank the principle is, also good that no Statute applies to the Crown unless the 'Crown is specifically mentioned. Why does my hon. friend want to have this legislation? What is the reason for it? Is it simply confirming the usage?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CUSTOMS ACT AMENDMENT.
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