Debates Volume 87

Debates Volume 87

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...advertise how many clerks are required for the next examination. They will also advertise, ii' there are any special positions vacant, what the qualifications are for appointment thereto, and what emolument belongs to the appointment. Then the applicants willinform the commission that they wish to compete in these examinations. Under the rules and regulations it is necessary that these examinations should be held all over Canada, much in the same way as at present, so as to give people all over the country an opportunity to attend and compete in the examination, at points within a reasonable distance of their own homes. That is the case at present, and it will be continued. Mr. FOSTER. The minister has not stated how long the left-overs are to continued on the list. ' Mr. FISHER. The intention is that the left-overs shall be employed as temporary clerks where they are needed, and that they shall have the first chance for appointment after another examination is held. Mr. FOSTER. Still the minister does not state how long he is to keep them on..Ir. FISHER. Supposing an examination was held tomorrow. Supposing the commissioners are asking for fifty ordinary clerks, they would advertise that fifty ordinary clerks were to be appointed. It might be that the applications from the diiferent departments only amounted to forty-two. consequently eight of the applicants would be put upon the list who were not appointed.-Perhaps some of them would be appointed to temporary cierkships before another examination took place; but it would be understood by the commission that these-men were still available. and if fifty clerks were asked for the next time, instead of advertising for fifty, they would only advertise for the lesser number, ...
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  • Paperback | 688 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 35mm | 1,207g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236838181
  • 9781236838186