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

UNION

John Allister Currie

Unionist

Mr. CURRIE:

When did it come about
in this House that a member is not allowed to speak before a committee? The hon. member for Three Rivers knows that he was out of order when he made such a charge. He has no right to check me; I am just as old a member of this House as he
is. My concern in this Bill is this: I introduced a Bill in the House covering these clauses; the Minister of Justice agreed to take my Bill, and I dropped it like a gentleman, in order to save the time of the House I did not force it through. Having regard for that, I think the least the committee could do would be to have regard for me because I did not spend two or three days arguing over the Bill. Now, when it comes before the House, somebody wants to block
it.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CRIMINAL CODE AMENDMENT
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