moved for leave to introduce Bill C-215, an act for the tabling of treaties in the House of Commons.
Mr. Speaker, I have the pleasure of introducing this act, which is aimed at creating solid legal foundations for the procedure whereby the government tables treaties before the House of Commons, so as to inform the hon. members of this House of the existence of the treaties concluded by Canada. Canada had given up this practice but reinstated it several months ago. It does, however, require solid legal bases.
(Motions deemed adopted, bill read the first time and printed)