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Meeting No. 12
Wednesday, June 21, 2006

The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights met in camera at 1:18 p.m. this day, in Room 308, West Block, the Chair, Art Hanger, presiding.


Members of the Committee present: Hon. Larry Bagnell, Hon. Sue Barnes, Patrick Brown, Joe Comartin, Carole Freeman, Art Hanger, Derek Lee, Réal Ménard, Rob Moore and Daniel Petit.


Acting Members present: Garry Breitkreuz for Myron Thompson and Hon. Raymond Simard for Michael Ignatieff.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Philip Rosen, Principal; Robin MacKay, Analyst. House of Commons: Samy Agha, Procedural Clerk.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Tuesday, April 25, 2006, the Committee resumed the review of Sections 25.1 to 25.4 of the Criminal Code (protection of persons administering and enforcing the law).

The Committee resumed consideration of a draft report.


It was agreed, — That the draft report, as amended, be adopted.


It was agreed, — That the Chair, Clerk and analysts be authorized to make such grammatical and editorial changes as may be necessary without changing the substance of the report.


It was agreed, — That the Chair present the report to the House.

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

It was agreed, — That the Clerk of the Committee start inviting witnesses concerning Bill C-9.


It was agreed, — That the Committee meet with a group of parliamentarians from Iraq when they stop in Ottawa in July 2006.


At 2:00 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Diane Diotte
Clerk of the Committee

2006/06/21 4:05 p.m.