69. The Governor in Council may place the militia, or any part thereof, on active service anywhere in Canada and also beyond Canada, for the defence thereof, at any time when it appears advisable so to do by reason of emergency.
Then the amendment as first proposed was as follows :
Whenever the Governor in Council places the militia, or any part thereof, on. active service anywhere in Canada or beyond Canada for the defence thereof, parliament, if parliament be then separated by such adjournment,-
and so on. Now the proposition is that the words
Anywhere in Canada or beyond Canada for the defence thereof,
I would like to amend section 1 by a slight verbal change. I would move to add the words ' difference between the ' before the word ' amount ' on the 25th line and to strike out words ' over and above ' on the same line.
This gives power to fix the subsidy beforehand on data furnished by the chief engineer. This change is favoured by the Auditor General and by Mr. DEPUTY SPEAKER.
the department, as it will avoid a great many difficulties, and it will be very much easier to reach a conclusion beforehand. In all cases this course need not necessarily be followed. It will only ,be when a company applies.
Some may not. I can well understand a company in certain circumstances not desiring to be limited to a certain amount, hoping to get the full $0,400. The amount in this instance is dependent upon the chief engineer's report, which would naturally be on the safe side.