Hon. Hugues Lapointe (for the Minister of National Defence) moved
that the house go into committee at the next sitting to consider the following resolution:
That it is expedient to introduce a measure to approve an agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic treaty regarding the status of their forces when present in the territory of one another; to provide on a reciprocal basis for certain exemptions for personnel in a country other than their own from income tax, customs duty and certain other taxes; and to provide for the settlement of claims arising out of death, personal injury or property damage resulting from the negligence of their members.
He said: His Excellency the Governor General, having been made acquainted with the subject matter of this resolution, recommends it to the consideration of the house.