Yes; I am quite aware of
that distinction. The minister says that it is not right to deprive the Japanese of their rights. But we are not depriving them of any rights; they never had and never will have any right in this regard in British Columbia. We are not depriving them of
any right to take part in the government, because they are not entitled to it. It is true they had it in the last Dominion election but they should never have had it, and this is onlj1' to remedy the situation.
Subtopic: DOMINION ELECTIONS ACT AMENDMENT .