July 19, 1917 (12th Parliament, 7th Session)

CON

Robert Laird Borden (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs; President of the Privy Council)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Sir ROBERT BORDEN:

If the date were fixed as the 6th July, according to my information, it would be of absolutely no service whatever because it would not include persons who are divinity students. According to my information, after -they have been engaged in study for a year -as divim ity -students, they pass to the minor orders of clergy -and they are covered by the word "clergy".

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MILITARY SERVICE ACT, 1917.
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