April 4, 1922 (14th Parliament, 1st Session)

LIB

Lewis Herbert Martell

Liberal

Mr. MARTELL:

If it is the practice
now, I know it was not the practice in days gone by for the departmental solicitor to give advice on any matter that might be regarded as a matter of governmental policy. I understand the practice was that he merely advised on local matters, which were merely of temporary moment, but not of any great importance as affecting the government's policy from the legal standpoint.

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE
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