June 26, 1920

L LIB

Joseph Archambault

Laurier Liberal

Mr. ARCHAMBAULT:

What will be the tariff of solicitors as a result of these amendments?

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UNION

Hugh Guthrie (Minister of Militia and Defence; Solicitor General of Canada)

Unionist

Mr. GUTHRIE:

Under the Act, five per cent of the estate will be the maximum amount that can be charged.

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L LIB

Joseph Archambault

Laurier Liberal

Mr. ARCHAMBAULT:

I understand that the Act comes into force on the 1st of July. Have the necessary trustees been appointed?

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UNION

Hugh Guthrie (Minister of Militia and Defence; Solicitor General of Canada)

Unionist

Mr. GUTHRIE:

I could not answer that question; the administration of the Act is in the hands of the 'Secretary of State.

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UNION

Edgar Nelson Rhodes (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Unionist

Mr. SPEAKER:

That question has already been submitted on two or three occasions on the Orders of the Day. I do not know that it is in order at this stage of the proceedings.

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L LIB

Joseph Archambault

Laurier Liberal

Mr. ARCHAMBAULT:

I was under the impression, Mr. Speaker, that the amendment of the 'Senate referred to the appointment of trustees.

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UNION

Hugh Guthrie (Minister of Militia and Defence; Solicitor General of Canada)

Unionist

Mr. GUTHRIE:

It does not refer to the appointment of trustees but to their remuneration.

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L LIB

Joseph Archambault

Laurier Liberal

Mr. ARCHAMBAULT:

The question I

asked was whether the trustees had been appointed.

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UNION

Edgar Nelson Rhodes (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Unionist

Mr. SPEAKER:

The Government has already answered that very question.

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L LIB
L LIB

Daniel Duncan McKenzie

Laurier Liberal

Mr. McKENZIE:

Do I understand that the action of the Senate restores the old sections?

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UNION

Hugh Guthrie (Minister of Militia and Defence; Solicitor General of Canada)

Unionist

Mr. GUTHRIE:

The Act will remain as it passed last session with respect to the. two sections in question.

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Motion agreed to.


COMMONS ' YUKON PLACER MINING ACT AMENDMENT.


Hon. ARTHUR MEIGHEN (Minister of the Interior) moved concurrence in the amendments made by the Senate to Bill No. 152 to amend the Yukon Placer Mining Act. He said: The amendments of the Senate are not at all material; indeed the word "clerical" could be used to describe them. I am prepared to recommend the acceptance of the amendments. Motion agreed to.


DOMINION FRANCHISE ACT.


On the order for the House to again go into committee on Bill No. 12 respecting the election of members of the House of Commons and the electoral franchise.


UNION

Hugh Guthrie (Minister of Militia and Defence; Solicitor General of Canada)

Unionist

Mr. GUTHRIE:

May I ask the consent of the House to refer back to the committee of the whole the report made on Thursday last in respect of clauses 19 and 76. I beg to move:

That the report of the Committee of the Whole on sections 19 and 76 of the Electoral Franchise Act, Bill No. 12, received on the 24th of June, he referred back to the committee for further consideration and amendment.

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UNION

Edgar Nelson Rhodes (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Unionist

Mr. SPEAKER:

This motion, of course, can only he made by unanimous consent..

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Motion agreed to, and the House went into committee, Mr. Boivin in the Chair.


June 26, 1920