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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
 
Meeting No. 9
 
Monday, November 29, 2004
 

The Standing Committee on Justice, Human Rights, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness met at 3:30 p.m. this day, in Room 269 West Block, the Chair, Paul DeVillers, presiding.

 

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

 

Acting Members present: Réal Ménard for Diane Bourgeois, Serge Ménard for Richard Marceau, Rob Moore for Vic Toews and Monte Solberg for Myron Thompson.

 

In attendance: Library of Parliament: Philip Rosen, Analyst; Wade Raaflaub, Analyst.

 

Witnesses: Centre for Addictions and Mental Health: Padraig Darby, Deputy Clinical Director, Law and Mental Health Program, Chair, Research Ethics Board. Barreau du Québec: Nicole Dufour, Lawyer, Research and Legislation Service; Lucie Joncas, Lawyer. Canadian Mental Health Association: Penelope Marrett, Chief Executive Officer; Richard B. Drewry, Chair, Legal Issues Network.

 
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Friday, October 22, 2004, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-10, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (mental disorder) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.
 

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.

 

At 4:40 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:45 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

 
The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.
 

At 4:53 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:54 p.m., the sitting resumed in a public meeting.

 
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(4), the Committee resumed consideration of the Main Estimates 2004-2005: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 50 under JUSTICE; Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70 and 75 under SOLICITOR GENERAL (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) and Vote 55 under PRIVY COUNCIL for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2005.
 

Garry Breitkreuz moved, — That Vote number 20 for the Department of the Solicitor General (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) for the Canada Firearms Centre in the amount of $82,080,000, less the amount granted in Interim Supply, be reduced by $20,000,000.

 

After debate, the question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following recorded division: YEAS: Garry Breitkreuz, Rob Moore, Monte Solberg, Mark Warawa — 4; NAYS: Joe Comartin, Roy Cullen, Paul Harold Macklin, John Maloney, Réal Ménard, Serge Ménard, Anita Neville — 7.

 

ORDERED, on division — That the Chair report Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 50 under JUSTICE; Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70 and 75 under SOLICITOR GENERAL (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) and Vote 55 under PRIVY COUNCIL in the Main Estimates 2004-2005 for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2005, and reports the same less the amounts granted in Interim Supply.

 

At 5:31 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

 



Diane Diotte
Clerk of the Committee

 
 
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