I know of no other means whereby we can relieve the stringency. The Auditor General will no doubt make his representations and put on record his view before parliament, and I do not know of anything we can suggest because the government must take the responsibility for everything in relation to the public affairs of the Dominion. Right or wrong, there is no help for it.
September 14, 1903 (9th Parliament, 3rd Session)
Topic: CONSOLIDATED REVENUE AND AUDIT ACT AMENDMENT.