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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Meeting No. 78

Thursday, April 18, 2002

The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights met at 9:37 a.m. this day, in Room 308, West Block, the Chair, Andy Scott, presiding.

Members of the Committee present: Chuck Cadman, Ivan Grose, Peter MacKay, Paul Harold Macklin, John McKay, Andy Scott.

Acting Members present: Robert Lanctôt for Michel Bellehumeur.

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

Witnesses: From the East Coast Forensic Psychiatric Hospital, Nova Scotia: Dr. Emmanuel Aquino. As Individual : Dr. Stanley Semrau. From the Empowerment Council: Jennifer Chambers, Empowerment Facilitator. From the Canadian Bar Association: Heather E. Perkins-McVey, Chair, National Criminal Justice Section; Tamra L. Thomson, Director, Legislation and Law Reform.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of the House of February 26, 2002, the Committee resumed its statutory review of the mental disorder provisions of the Criminal Code.

Dr. Emmanuel Aquino made a statement.

At 9:54 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:30 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Dr. Stanley Semrau made a statement and with Dr. Aquino, answered questions.

At 11:24 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 11:50 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Jennifer Chambers, Tamra Thomson and Heather Perkins-McVey made a statement and answered questions.

At 12:13 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:37 p.m., the sitting resumed.

At 1:04 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Jean-François Pagé / Marie Danielle Vachon

 

 

 

Clerks of the Committee