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136   LAWS OF ONTARIO

The Children's Protection Oct provides for inspection at any time of homes in which children have been placed out, and by a system of regular visiting of such children, the societies are able to keep in touch with them and see that they are properly cared for and educated.

The Act provides for inspection of societies and homes for immigrant children, and for their education.

The Act contains the usual provision that Protestant children shall be brought up as Protestants, and Roman Catholic children shall be brought up as Roman Catholics.

The work which The Children's Protection Jct is designed to do has outgrown to some extent the machinery provided. A more generous appropriation by the legislature, a higher scale of remuneration for the devoted and faithful officers administering the Act, and a considerable enlargement of the staff has now become necessary, together with co-ordination of the work done by the Neglected Children's branch and some of the other departments of the Government. It must be remembered that during the last thirty


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