March 21, 1951 (21st Parliament, 4th Session)


Louis Stephen St-Laurent (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council)


Right Hon. L. S. St. Laurent (Prime Minister):

Mr. Speaker, in view of the communication from the deputy of His Excellency the Governor General that you have just read, I should like at this time to reserve the right, if it should be necessary to do so, to make some appropriate motion later in the day in order to dispose of the legislation for which royal assent would be required. I hope that it will not be necessary, and that by general consent we shall be able to dispense with making any motion; but I should not like to forgo at this time the right to submit a motion to Your Honour should it become apparent that it was necessary to do

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