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The Chinese Abroad, Their Position and Protection, by Harley Farnsworth MacNair and V. K. Wellington Koo and Fong F. Sec. Shanghai

The Chinese Abroad, Their Position and Protection, by Harley Farnsworth MacNair and V. K.... REVIEWS No, i] 14I posals in , his opinion, approach the heart of the difficulty —reduction in size of the Senate, participa tion of Cabinet Ministers in its de ­ bates, adoption of the British system of undersecretari tra es, nsf ­ er ring the main responsibil for ity private- bil legis l lati to on the upper house, or curbi ng its veto powe r. Reform must be focused on the appointive syste m and embody the followi ng requisites reorgani : ­ zation of the Senat upon e a basi s sufficiently popular to secure public confidence without endanger ing the supremacy of the Commons ; conserva tion in its membership of legislative and administrative ex­ perience and enlistment of eminence in non-politic wal al ks of life; retention of equality among the four sections into which Canada has been divided as regards representation in the Senat e.The scheme which the author believes would best fulfil these conditions is a combinati of on appointment by the Government and election by the House, for a nine-year term (one-third renewa ble eac h triennium ), nominations in either case to be made from certain defined categories . In view http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Political Science Quarterly Oxford University Press

The Chinese Abroad, Their Position and Protection, by Harley Farnsworth MacNair and V. K. Wellington Koo and Fong F. Sec. Shanghai

Political Science Quarterly , Volume 42 (1): 3 – Mar 15, 1927

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1927 The Academy of Political Science
ISSN
0032-3195
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1538-165X
DOI
10.2307/2142875
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Abstract

REVIEWS No, i] 14I posals in , his opinion, approach the heart of the difficulty —reduction in size of the Senate, participa tion of Cabinet Ministers in its de ­ bates, adoption of the British system of undersecretari tra es, nsf ­ er ring the main responsibil for ity private- bil legis l lati to on the upper house, or curbi ng its veto powe r. Reform must be focused on the appointive syste m and embody the followi ng requisites reorgani : ­ zation of the Senat upon e a basi s sufficiently popular to secure public confidence without endanger ing the supremacy of the Commons ; conserva tion in its membership of legislative and administrative ex­ perience and enlistment of eminence in non-politic wal al ks of life; retention of equality among the four sections into which Canada has been divided as regards representation in the Senat e.The scheme which the author believes would best fulfil these conditions is a combinati of on appointment by the Government and election by the House, for a nine-year term (one-third renewa ble eac h triennium ), nominations in either case to be made from certain defined categories . In view

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Political Science QuarterlyOxford University Press

Published: Mar 15, 1927

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