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Meeting No. 8

Thursday, April 26, 2001

The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights met at 9:37 a.m. this day, in Room 371, West Block, the Vice-Chair, Ivan Grose, presiding.

Member(s) of the Committee present: Chuck Cadman, Irwin Cotler, Ivan Grose, Peter MacKay, John Maloney, John McKay, Stephen Owen, Judy Sgro, Pierrette Venne.

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

Witness(es): From the Department of Public Safety of New Brunswick: Donald Dennison, Deputy Minister; Bob Eckstein, Program Consultant. From the Office of the Attorney General of Prince Edward Island: Phil Arbing, Provincial Advisor, Justice and Corrections.

Pursuant to its Order of Reference of Monday, March 26, 2001, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-7, An Act in respect of criminal justice for young persons and to amend and repeal other Acts (See Minutes of Proceedings, Wednesday, March 28, 2001, Meeting No. 3).

The witnesses made opening statements and answered questions.

At 11:00 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Catherine Barrette / Roger Préfontaine


Clerk(s) of the Committee