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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Meeting No. 3

Wednesday, March 28, 2001

The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights met in a televised session at 3:34 p.m. this day, in Room 237-C, Centre Block, the Chair, The Hon. Andy Scott, presiding.

Member(s) of the Committee present: Michel Bellehumeur, Bill Blaikie, Chuck Cadman, Irwin Cotler, Paul DeVillers, Ivan Grose, Peter MacKay, John Maloney, John McKay, Lynn Myers, Stephen Owen, The Hon. Andy Scott, Judy Sgro, Kevin Sorenson, Vic Toews.

In attendance: From the Library of Parliament: David Goetz, Researcher; Philip Rosen, Senior Analyst.

Appearing: From the Department of Justice: Anne McLellan, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada.

Witness(es): From the Department of Justice: Richard G. Mosley, Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy Sector; Catherine Latimer, Senior Counsel/Director, Youth Justice.

The Order of Reference dated Monday, March 26, 2001, being now read as follows:

ORDERED, -- That Bill C-7, An Act in respect of criminal justice for young persons and to amend and repeal other Acts be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

The Chair called Clause 1.

The Minister made an opening statement and with the other witnesses answered questions.

At 5:30 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:32 p.m., the sitting resumed.

The Committee proceeded to discuss its future business.

It was agreed, -- That the Committee meet on April 3rd, 2001 at 3:30 p.m. to hear witnesses and clause by clause consideration of Bill C-12, An Act to amend the Judges Act and to amend another Act in consequence.

It was agreed, -- That the Committee meet on Wednesday, April 4th, 2001 to consider its future business in regards to Bill C-7, An Act in respect of criminal justice for young persons and to amend and repeal other Acts.

At 5:35 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

 

Catherine Barrette / Roger Préfontaine

 


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