Mr. MACDONALD (Kingston City):
Yes, but at no time should the governor in council or the cabinet have to sit down and trouble themselves with trifles. They have to deal with great and important matters. Minor regulations should be dealt with by the departmental head, deputy ministers, or even
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officials lower than that. I am afraid the tendency to-day is to throw too much on cabinets, instead of placing responsibility where a lot of it ought to be, namely, on the ministers and departments.
Subtopic: AMENDMENTS AND CONSOLIDATION-ADAPTATION OF UNITED KINGDOM NAVAL DISCIPLINE ACT, 1866