May 25, 1921 (13th Parliament, 5th Session)

UNION

Charles Joseph Doherty (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Unionist

Mr. DOHERTY:

It will be found that
clause 5 has not the effect of adding to the severity of the law; on the contrary, it seeks to correct what was an over-severity in the provision as it was passed. It is to reduce the severity of the law, not to increase it.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CRIMINAL CODE AMENDMENT
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