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Meeting No. 83

Tuesday, April 30, 2002

The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights met at 11:02 a.m. this day, in Room 371, West Block, the Vice-Chair, John McKay, presiding.

Members of the Committee present: Carole-Marie Allard, Bill Blaikie, Chuck Cadman, Irwin Cotler, Ivan Grose, Jay Hill, Paul Harold Macklin, John Maloney, John McKay, Lynn Myers, Andy Scott, Kevin Sorenson.

Acting Members present: Robert Lanctôt for Michel Bellehumeur; Guy St-Julien for Paul Harold Macklin.

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

Witness: As Individual: Dr. Syed Akhtar.

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.

The witness made a statement and answered questions.

At 11:25 a.m., the Chair took the Chair.

At 12:20 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:26 p.m., the Committee proceeded to sit in camera.

Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee met to give instructions to staff for a draft report.

At 1:00 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Jean-François Pagé / Marie Danielle Vachon




Clerks of the Committee