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Meeting No. 60

Tuesday, February 5, 2002


The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights met at 11:10 a.m. this day, in Room 308, West Block, the Chair, Andy Scott, presiding.

Members of the Committee present: Carole-Marie Allard, Michel Bellehumeur, Chuck Cadman, Irwin Cotler, Brian Fitzpatrick, Ivan Grose, John Maloney, John McKay, Andy Scott, Kevin Sorenson, Vic Toews.

Acting Members present: Bernard Patry for Paul DeVillers, Derek Lee for Lynn Myers, David Price for Stephen Owen, Garry Breitkreuz for Kevin Sorenson, Garry Breitkreuz for Vic Toews.

In attendance: From the Library of Parliament: Philip Rosen, senior analyst.

The Committee proceeded to consider its future business.

Vic Toews moved – That the Committee or Sub-Committee study and hear witnesses with respect to the total cost and economic impact of the Firearms Act.

After debate, on motion of John McKay, it was agreed that a decision on the motion would be deferred and that the motion would be reconsidered at a date following the appearance of the Minister of Justice to speak to the Estimates.

At 12:15 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Jean-François Pagé / Marie Danielle Vachon




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