Mr. M. J. Coldwell (Roselown-Biggar):
Mr. Speaker, I believe this is a bill which is quite important, and quite useful, so far as it goes. I noticed the Minister of Finance said that, while he did not wish to bring in a bill, he would rather have had one designating certain articles. May I take this opportunity of saying that, for a long period of time, I have felt we should have a comprehensive bill before this house to regulate instalment buying. I say that not only because at the present time it may be an anti-inflationary
Consumer Credit Act
measure, and such it is, although perhaps it is somewhat discriminatory in that the person who still has a bank account will be able to buy whatever he likes.
Subtopic: TEMPORARY PROVISION FOR REGULATION