June 22, 1923 (14th Parliament, 2nd Session)


Lomer Gouin (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)


Sir LOMER GOUIN (Minister of Justice):

I cannot make a promise that I will take the bill over as a government measure. I understand this is a very important question, and we are now in communication with the attorneys general of the provinces in regard to it. The provinces are interested because they have to pay for the administration. I am now studying the question. I do not promise that next session I will ask my colleagues to make this a government measure; but it is a very interesting point and it is possible that we shall make it a government measure.

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