April 16, 1935 (17th Parliament, 6th Session)


Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)


I want to thank the
leader oif the opposition (Mr. Mackenzie King) for calling my attention to the authority he has quoted. However my mind is quite clear with respect to the matter. May at page 69, as referred to in Beauchesne's Parliamentary Rules and Forms, page 96 has this to say:
If a member should say nothing disrespectful to the house or the chair, or personally opprobrious to other members, or in violation of other rules of the house he may state whatever he thinks fit in debate, however offensive it may be to the feelings, or injurious to the character, of individuals; and he is protected by his privilege from any action for libel, as well as from guy other question or molestation.
I think that covers the point in question. PRICE SPREADS COMMISSION

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