There has been a request that the amendment be read. It is moved by the hon. member for Calgary West, seconded by the hon. member for Burlington:
1. Subsections 7(2) and (3) of the Employment Tax Credit Act are repealed and the following substituted therefor:
"(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), the "program period" commences on March 8, 1978, and ends on March 31, 1984.
(3) No agreement may be entered into under subsection (1) after March 31, 1983, and an agreement entered into in respect of eligible employment that commences after that day is of no force or effect."
(4) Notwithstanding subsections (2) and (3), before March 31, 1983, the
dates referred to in subsections (1) and (2) may be replaced by such future
dates as specified in a joint resolution of both Houses of Parliament.
The Chair has ruled that the amendment is in order. The hon. member for Calgary West may speak to the amendment.
Subtopic: EMPLOYMENT TAX CREDIT ACT