Mr. J. H. BLACKMORE (Lethbridge) moved:
(1) The petition of Ernest C. Manning and others, of Edmonton, Alberta, presented on March 29, 1944, praying for the passing of an act to incorporate The Alberta Provincial Bank;
(2) The report of the clerk of petitions on the said petition; and
(3) The private bill deposited with the clerk of the house on April 17, 1944, based on the said petition;
be referred to the standing committee on standing orders to consider the suspension of,-
(a) Standing order 92 (late presentation of the petition);
(b) Standing order 93(1) (late depositing of the bill); and
(c) Standing order 93 (3) (a) and (c) (consequential penalty charges).
Right Hon. W. L. MACKENZIE KING (Prime Minister); My hon. friend has given the first intimation of his motion to the house itself. The government has had no previous knowledge of his intention to bring up this matter to-day, and perhaps he would oblige us by allowing the motion to stand until another day.
Subtopic: MOTION FOR REFERENCE TO STANDING ORDERS COMMITTEE OF PETITION FOR INCORPORATION