April 17, 1918 (13th Parliament, 1st Session)

UNION

Arthur Meighen (Minister of the Interior; Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs)

Unionist

Hon. ARTHUR MEIGHEN:

It was suggested that the Governor in Council might by regulation determine the title of the defendant and what should constitute service on the Crown. It would then be within the

power of the Governor in Council to say that the department concerned might be the defendant. The reason I did not see fit to recommend that the suggestion be followed was that there might well be injuries sustained by employees who could not be said to be employees of any department, but still were employees of the Government of Canada,

Topic:   COMPENSATION FOR INJURIES TO GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES.
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