May 19, 1982 (32nd Parliament, 1st Session)

LIB

Yvon Pinard (President of the Privy Council; Leader of the Government in the House of Commons; Liberal Party House Leader)

Liberal

Hon. Yvon Pinard (for the Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources) moved:

Motion No. 3
That Bill C-102, to amend the Department of Energy, Mines and Resources Act, be amended in Clause 1 by striking out lines 9 to 50 at page 3, lines 1 to 49 at page 4 and lines 1 and 2 at page 5 and substituting the following therefor:
"(2) An order referred to in subsection (1) shall come into force on the twentieth sitting day of Parliament after it has been laid before Parliament pursuant to that subsection unless, before that time,
(a) a motion for the consideration of the House of Commons to the effect that the order be confirmed, signed by a Minister of the Crown, is filed with the Speaker of the House of Commons; or
(b) if no motion has been filed under paragraph (a), a motion for the consideration of the House of Commons to the effect that the order be revoked signed by not less than thirty members of the House of Commons is filed with the Speaker of the House of Commons.
(3) Where a motion for the consideration of the House of Commons is filed as provided in subsection (2), the House of Commons shall, not later than the sixth sitting day of Parliament following the filing of the motion, take up and consider the motion.
(4) A motion taken up and considered in accordance with subsection (3) shall be debated without interruption for not more than three hours and, on the conclusion of such debate or at the expiration of the third such hour, the Speaker of the House of Commons shall forthwith, without further debate or amendment, put every question necessary for the disposition of the motion.
8. If a motion described in paragraph 7(2)(a) is taken up and considered by the House of Commons in accordance with subsection 7(3) but is not adopted
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by that House, the particular order to which the motion relates shall stand revoked.
9. If a motion described in paragraph 7(2)(6) is adopted by the House of Commons, the particular order to which the motion relates shall stand revoked.
&edl339;-l 10. (1) If a motion described in paragraph 7(2)(a) is taken up and considered by the House of Commons in accordance with subsection 7(3) and is adopted by that House, a message shall be sent from the House of Commons informing the Senate that the motion has been so adopted and requesting that the motion be concurred in by the Senate.
(2) Where a request for concurrence in a motion is made to the Senate pursuant to subsection (1), the Senate shall, not later than the fifth sitting day of Parliament following the receipt by the Senate of the request, take up and consider the motion.
(3) A motion taken up and considered in accordance with subsection (2) shall be debated without interruption for not more than three hours and, on the conclusion of such debate or at the expiration of the third such hour, the Speaker of the Senate shall forthwith, without further debate or amendment, put every question necessary to determine whether or not the motion in question is concurred in.
(4) If a motion taken up and considered in accordance with subsection (2) is concurred in by the Senate, the particular order to which the motion relates comes into force immediately on the concurrence therein.
(5) If a motion taken up and considered in accordance with subsection (2) is not concurred in by the Senate, the particular order to which the motion relates shall stand revoked.
11. (1) If a motion described in paragraph 7(2)(6) is taken up and considered by the House of Commons in accordance with subsection 7(3) but is not adopted by that House, the particular order to which the motion relates shall come into force on the fifth sitting day of Parliament after the failure of the House of Commons to adopt the motion unless before that day a motion to the effect that the order be revoked, signed by not less than fifteen members of the Senate, is filed with the Speaker of the Senate.
(2) Where a motion for the consideration of the Senate is filed as provided in subsection (1), the Senate shall, not later than the sixth sitting day of Parliament following the filing of the motion, take up and consider the motion.
(3) A motion taken up and considered in accordance with subsection (2) shall be debated without interruption for not more than three hours and, on the conclusion of such debate or at the expiration of the third such hour, the Speaker of the Senate shall forthwith, without further debate or amendment, put every question necessary for the disposition of the motion.
(4) If a motion taken up and considered in accordance with subsection (2) is adopted by the Senate, the particular order to which the motion relates shall stand revoked.
(5) If a motion taken up and considered in accordance with subsection (2) is not adopted by the Senate, the particular order to which the motion relates comes into force immediately on the failure of the Senate to adopt the motion.
12. An order of the Governor in Council under subsection 6(1) that has been laid before Parliament but has not come into force shall stand revoked on the dissolution or prorogation of Parliament.
13. For the purposes of this act "sitting day of Parliament" means a day on which either House of Parliament sits."

Topic:   GOVERNMENT ORDERS
Subtopic:   DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, MINES AND RESOURCES ACT MEASURE TO AMEND
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