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Meeting No. 15

Thursday, May 10, 2001

The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights met at 8:36 a.m. this day, in Room 371, West Block, the Chair, Andy Scott, presiding.

Member(s) of the Committee present: Carole-Marie Allard, Chuck Cadman, Paul DeVillers, Ivan Grose, Peter MacKay, John Maloney, John McKay, Lynn Myers, Stephen Owen, Andy Scott, Judy Sgro, Kevin Sorenson, Larry Spencer.

Acting Member present: Réal Ménard for Pierrette Venne.

In attendance: From the Library of Parliament: Philip Rosen, Senior Analyst.

Witness(es): From the Royal Canadian Mounted Police: Guiliano Zaccardelli, Commissioner. From the Toronto Police Service: Julian Fantino, Chief. From the Winnipeg Police Service: Chief Jack Ewatski, Chief. From the Criminal Lawyers' Association: Irwin Koziebrocki, Vice-President, Toronto; Michael Lomer, Secretary.

Pursuant to its Order of Reference of Thursday, April 26, 2001, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (organized crime and law enforcement) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts (See Minutes of Proceedings, Tuesday, May 8, 2001, Meeting No. 11).

The witnesses made opening statement and answered questions.

At 10:55 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Catherine Barrette / Roger Préfontaine


Clerk(s) of the Committee