June 22, 1920 (13th Parliament, 4th Session)

UNION

John Hampden Burnham

Unionist

Mr. BURNHAM:

The hon. member has laid stress upon the judicial functions of the League of Nations. Now, the very essence of judicial function is that the judges shall have no interest whatever in the suit or matter laid before them for decision. How, therefore, do you carry out the parallel, when the nations concerned have, perhaps, very much of a private national interest in the matter to be determined?

Topic:   COURT OF INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE
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