April 23, 1923 (14th Parliament, 2nd Session)

CON

John Babington Macaulay Baxter

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BAXTER:

The onus should be on the accused to establish that he is not guilty of the offence, because he might not have lawful authority to commit the act complained of, he might not have license to do it, he might not in point of fact have done it. An innocent man should be given a chance to present his real answer, namely, that he did not do it; but you shut that out.

Topic:   NARCOTIC DRUGS ACT AMENDMENT BILL
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