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Meeting No. 16
Tuesday, September 26, 2006

The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights met at 3:44 p.m. this day, in Room 371, West Block, the Chair, Art Hanger, presiding.


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


Acting Members present: Marc Lemay for Carole Freeman.


In attendance: Library of Parliament: Philip Rosen, Analyst; Dominique Valiquet, Analyst.


Witnesses: Canadian Police Association: Tony Cannavino, President; David Griffin, Executive Officer. Association des services de réhabilitation sociale du Québec Inc.: Jean-François Cusson, Crime Analyst; Patrick Altimas, Director General. Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network: Richard Elliott, Deputy Director, Policy Unit.

Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Tuesday, June 6, 2006, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-9, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (conditional sentence of imprisonment).

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.


At 5:45 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:46 p.m., the sitting resumed.


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


It was agreed, — That the three (3) following groups - individual be added to the list of witnesses in relation to the study of Bill C-9:

Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness

Canadian Council of Criminal Defence Lawyers

Charles R. Stuart, Yukon College.


At 5:51 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Diane Diotte
Clerk of the Committee

2006/11/30 4:51 p.m.