August 11, 1917 (12th Parliament, 7th Session)


Charles Joseph Doherty (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)


Speaking without the Criminal Code before me, unless I am mistaken-and I do not think I am-the fact that this is made an indictable offence does not make it impossible to be dealt with otherwise than by indictment. There are the provisions of the Criminal Code under which there may he option for summary trial, etc., so that no injustice is done to any one.

Topic:   XI, 1917
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