September 16, 1919

MILITARY DEFAULTERS IN QUEBEC.

L LIB

Mr. BROUILLARD:

Laurier Liberal

1. How many military defaulters have been brought before the civil courts of justice in the province of Quebec from the 1st of November, 1918, to the 1st of September, 1919?

2. What is the amount of fines paid by these defaulters during the said period of time, and the amount of costs paid by them?

3. What was the total sum expended by the Government in connection with the arrests, transportation of the defaulters and the officers

' or agents who made the arrests, and also, the amount disbursed for expense and fees in connection with the trials of the said defaulters.

4. Did the Government pay out any bonuses or remit a portion of the fines to the officers or agents who made the arrests of the said defaulters? If so, what was the amount of bonus paid or portion of fine remitted during the above mentioned period?

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UNION

Charles Joseph Doherty (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Unionist

Hon. Mr. DOHERTY:

1. The total number of M.S.A. defaulters apprehended and prosecuted in the province of Quebec is 4,155.

2. $185,295 in fines. No record of court costs.

3. $158,920.50.

4. No.

On motion of Hon. Mr. Doherty the House adjourned at 5.15 p.m.

Monday, September 29, 1919.

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September 16, 1919