Levi THOMSON

THOMSON, Levi

Personal Data

Party
Unionist
Constituency
Qu'Appelle (Saskatchewan)
Birth Date
February 17, 1855
Deceased Date
April 14, 1938
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Levi_Thomson
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=4d6aec7f-24f4-4f0f-bfd9-9e401c0c7fc5&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
crown prosecutor, farmer, lawyer

Parliamentary Career

September 21, 1911 - October 6, 1917
LIB
  Qu'Appelle (Saskatchewan)
December 17, 1917 - October 4, 1921
UNION
  Qu'Appelle (Saskatchewan)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 105 of 105)


January 30, 1912

Mr. THOMSON. (Qu'Appelle).

An officer is defined by the Act to mean and include inspector. If the Bill is left in that way, in one place it says that the officer may take oath before a certain person; in another place it says he should take oath before certain other officers, one section contradicts the other section.

Topic:   THE GRAIN ACT.
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January 30, 1912

Mr. THOMSON. (Qu'Appelle).

If the minister wishes to have a notary public and a commissioner to be allowed to take oaths, and also to allow the secretary and the commissioner under Act to take oaths, why not use the term ' may ' in each case? It leaves a question as to what is meant by commissioner.

Topic:   THE GRAIN ACT.
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January 30, 1912

Mr. THOMSON (Qu'Appelle).

I think that would be all right if it meets with the approval of the minister.

Topic:   THE GRAIN ACT.
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January 30, 1912

Mr. THOMSON (Qu'Appelle).

I would move to amend this section by striking out the words ' establish standards for' in the third line and substituting ' select samples of.1 The Act provides for the establishing of standards in sections 105 and 107 and section 48 provides that the Grain Standards Board shall establish standards for the commercial grades. Subsection 2 of section 48 uses the express terms ' establish standards.' These sections are contradictory, and my amendment would cover what I think is the intention.

Topic:   THE GRAIN ACT.
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