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Meeting No. 5
Tuesday, May 30, 2006

The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights met at 3:35 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 and Myron Thompson.


Acting Members present: Luc Harvey for Daniel Petit, Lloyd St. Amand for Michael Ignatieff and Mark Warawa for Rob Moore.


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


Witnesses: Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada: Barry MacKillop, Senior Director, National Strategies Division. Royal Canadian Mounted Police: Raf Souccar, Assistant Commissioner, Federal and International Operations; Thomas Bucher, Director, Organized Crime, Federal and International Operations.

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).

Barry MacKillop made a statement and answered questions.


Raf Souccar made a statement and, with the other witness from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, answered questions.


It was agreed, — That the Committee proceed to sit in camera.


At 5:14 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:16 p.m., it was agreed that the sitting resume, in camera, without recording.


At 5:36 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.


Diane Diotte
Clerk of the Committee

2006/05/31 10:37 a.m.