The amendment proposed by the Reform Party is in order subject to a small editorial change. It reads:
That the motion be amended in the first paragraph by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following:
this House agrees with the principle set out in the amendment made by the Senate to Bill C-70, an act to amend the Excise Tax Act, the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act, the Income Tax Act, the Debt Servicing and Reduction Account Act and related acts, but would propose that the amendment be amended to read as follows:
Pages 334 and 335, clause 242: Replace lines 40 to 45 on page 334 and lines 1 to 4 on page 335 with the following: "Subsection (1) comes into force on a day fixed by order of the Governor in Council, which day shall not be before the first day on which all provinces have enacted laws requiring that suppliers include the tax under Part IX of the act in indications of the prices of property or services supplied".