His Excellency the Governor General recommends to the House of Commons the appropriation of public revenue under the circumstances, in the manner and for the purposes set out in a measure entitled ``An Act to establish the Department of Health and to amend and repeal certain Acts''.


This enactment establishes the Department of Health with a presiding Minister to be appointed by commission under the Great Seal of Canada, with the powers, duties and functions as therein set out, and a Deputy Minister to be appointed by the Governor in Council, with provision for employees.