July 19, 1917 (12th Parliament, 7th Session)

CON

Robert Laird Borden (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs; President of the Privy Council)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Sir ROBERT BORDEN:

I will leave that for a moment until I investigate. My hon. friend says that he has some information which is not consistent with my view. But he has not adopted the provisions of the United States Act for he is leaving out the limitation to which I have alluded and which confines the operation of the section in the United States to those who were recognized students in a divinity 'school at the time the Act went into effect, a very different thing indeed from what my hon. friend suggests.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MILITARY SERVICE ACT, 1917.
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