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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
 
Meeting No. 17
 
Thursday, February 3, 2005
 

The Standing Committee on Justice, Human Rights, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness met at 9:03 a.m. this day, in Room 371 West Block, the Chair, Paul DeVillers, presiding.

 

Members of the Committee present: Diane Bourgeois, Garry Breitkreuz, Joe Comartin, Hon. Paul DeVillers, Hon. Paul Harold Macklin, John Maloney, Richard Marceau, Anita Neville, Myron Thompson and Mark Warawa.

 

Associate Members present: Serge Ménard.

 

In attendance: Library of Parliament: Robin MacKay, Analyst; Philip Rosen, Analyst.

 

Witnesses: Criminal Lawyers Association: Enzo Rondinelli, Representative. Canadian Bar Association: Joshua Weinstein, Chair, Manitoba Branch; Joan Bercovitch, Senior Director, Legal and Government Affairs.

 
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Tuesday, November 2, 2004, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the DNA Identification Act and the National Defence Act.
 

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.

 

At 10:58 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 11:02 a.m., the sitting resumed in camera to discuss Committee business.

 

It was agreed, — That the budget in the amount of $47,592, proposed by the Sub-Committee on Solicitation Laws, for a study on Solicitation Laws, be adopted and that the Chair of the Sub-Committee present the said budget to the Budget Subcommittee of the Liaison Committee.

 

It was agreed, — That the budget in the amount of $67,495 for public hearings and visits to Toronto, Montreal and Halifax, proposed by the Sub-Committee on Solicitation Laws, be adopted and that the Chair of the Sub-Committee present the said budget to the Budget Sub-Committee of the Liaison.

 

It was agreed, — That the budget in the amount of $82,465 for public hearings and visits to Vancouver, Edmonton and Winnipeg, proposed by the Sub-Committee on Solicitation Laws, be adopted and that the Chair of the Sub-Committee present the said budget to the Budget Subcommittee of the Liaison Committee.

 

It was agreed, — That the budget in the amount of $8,357 for public hearings and a visit to Winnipeg, proposed by the Sub-Committee on Solicitation Laws, be adopted and that the Chair of the Sub-Committee present the said budget to the Budget Subcommittee of the Liaison Committee.

 

At 11:06 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

 



Diane Diotte
Clerk of the Committee

 
 
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