By unanimous consent, it was ordered, — That the House recognize that the provisions of Bill C-45 dealing with Members’ pensions should be enacted as quickly as possible, and passed without further debate;
That Bill C-45, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 29, 2012 and other measures, be divided into two bills: Bill C-45, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 29, 2012 and other measures, and Bill C-46, An Act to amend the Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Act;
That Bill C-46 be composed of: (a) clauses 475 to 514 of Bill C-45, as it is presently composed; (b) a clause, inserted before all of the other clauses, to provide that “This Act may be cited as the Pension Reform Act”; and (c) a clause, inserted after all of the other clauses, to provide that “This Act comes into force, or is deemed to have come into force, on January 1, 2013.”;
That Bill C-46 be deemed to have been read a second time and deemed referred to a Committee of the Whole, deemed considered in Committe of the Whole, deemed reported without amendment, deemed concurred in at report stage and deemed read a third time and passed;
That Bill C-45 be composed of its remaining clauses;
That Bill C-45 retain the status on the Order Paper that it had prior to the adoption of this Order;
That the Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel be authorized to make any technical changes or corrections as may be necessary; and
That Bills C-45 and C-46 be reprinted.