Because I understand fully that the act cannot be amended without the concurrence of both parties. I think that all members of the house, now that the right hon. leader of the opposition has expressed his views, feel that parliament has gone too far in putting the outside service under the Civil Service Act, and I think that the time is ripe for a change.
Motion agreed to and the bill read the first time.
Subtopic: EXCLUSION OP OUTSIDE SERVICE FROM OPERATION OP ACT