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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
 
Meeting No. 51
 
Wednesday, December 2, 2009
 

The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights met at 3:33 p.m. this day, in Room 209, West Block, the Chair, Ed Fast, presiding.

 

Members of the Committee present: Joe Comartin, Ed Fast, Hon. Marlene Jennings, Hon. Dominic LeBlanc, Marc Lemay, Serge Ménard, Rob Moore, Brian Murphy, Rick Norlock, Daniel Petit, Brent Rathgeber and Stephen Woodworth.

 

Acting Members present: Jean-Claude D'Amours for Hon. Dominic LeBlanc.

 

In attendance: Library of Parliament: Robin MacKay, Analyst; Dominique Valiquet, Analyst.

 

Appearing: Hon. Rob Nicholson, Minister of Justice.

 

Witnesses: Department of Justice: John H. Sims, Deputy Minister, Deputy Minister and Deputy Attorney General's Office; Catherine Kane, Acting Director General and Senior General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section; Matthias Villetorte, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section.

 
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Monday, October 26, 2009, the Committee commenced consideration of Bill C-42, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (Ending Conditional Sentences for Property and Other Serious Crimes Act).
 

Pursuant to Standing Order 75(1), consideration of Clause 1 is postponed.

The Chair called Clause 2.

 

The Minister made a statement and, with Catherine Kane, answered questions.

 

At 4:35 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:38 p.m., the sitting resumed.

 
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(5), the Committee commenced consideration of the Supplementary Estimates (B) 2009-2010: Votes 1b, 10b, 20b, 30b, 35b and 50b under JUSTICE referred to the Committee on Wednesday, November 4, 2009.
 

The Minister made a statement and, with John H. Sims, answered questions.

 

The Chair called Vote 1b under JUSTICE.

 

Vote 1b under JUSTICE carried on division.

 

The Chair called Vote 10b under JUSTICE.

 

Vote 10b under JUSTICE carried on division.

 

The Chair called Vote 20b under JUSTICE.

 

Vote 20b under JUSTICE carried on division.

 

The Chair called Vote 30b under JUSTICE.

 

Vote 30b under JUSTICE carried on division.

 

The Chair called Vote 35b under JUSTICE.

 

Vote 35b under JUSTICE carried on division.

 

The Chair called Vote 50b under JUSTICE.

 

Vote 50b under JUSTICE carried on division.

 

ORDERED, — That the Chair report Votes 1b, 10b, 20b, 30b, 35b and 50b, under JUSTICE to the House.

 

At 5:24 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

 



Miriam Burke
Clerk of the Committee

 
 
2009/12/03 4:25 p.m.