June 25, 1925 (14th Parliament, 4th Session)

LIB

George Newcombe Gordon (Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons)

Liberal

The CHAIRMAN:

I would draw the hon. member's attention to the fact that the words, "and who is otherwise qualified under this act" means that the voter must be a British subject. This is an essential element before be is entitled to the franchise. You cannot simply by adding surplusage which has no real
Elections Act

legal effect control the franchise of the person mentioned. In other words, the amendment is tautological.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   DOMINION ELECTIONS ACT AMENDMENT .
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