April 10, 1918 (13th Parliament, 1st Session)

UNION

Robert Laird Borden (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Unionist

Sir ROBERT BORDEN:

It has been suggested that the second reading of the Bill respecting Bankruptcy should be taken pro forma in order that it may he referred to a special committee for the purpose of studying it. The second reading of the Bill under such conditions will not commit the House to the principle of the measure, or to any particular provision of it, hut will afford an opportunity for the special committee to study the Bill and make their report with regard to it, and for the House to consider that report during the present session should time permit.

Topic:   LEGISLATION RESPECTING BANKRUPTCY.
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