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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
 
Meeting No. 32
 
Monday, July 7, 2014
 

The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights met in a televised session at 9:34 a.m. this day, in Room C-110, 1 Wellington Street, the Chair, Mike Wallace, presiding.

 

Members of the Committee present: Françoise Boivin, Patrick Brown, Sean Casey, Bob Dechert, Robert Goguen, Ève Péclet, Mike Wallace and David Wilks.

 

Acting Members present: Stella Ambler for Kyle Seeback and Craig Scott for Pierre Jacob.

 

Associate Members present: Joy Smith.

 

In attendance: Library of Parliament: Lyne Casavant, Analyst; Dominique Valiquet, Analyst. House of Commons: Chloé O'Shaughnessy, Procedural Clerk.

 

Appearing: Hon. Peter Gordon MacKay, P.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada.

 

Witnesses: Department of Justice: Nathalie Levman, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section; Carole Morency, Director General and Senior General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section; Donald K. Piragoff, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy Sector.

 
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Monday, June 16, 2014, the Committee commenced consideration of Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney General of Canada v. Bedford and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.
 

The Minister made a statement and answered questions.

 

At 10:40 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:42 a.m., the sitting resumed.

 

Donald K. Piragoff and Nathalie Levman answered questions.

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

It was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $ 39,900, for the study of Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney General of Canada v. Bedford and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, be adopted.

 

It was agreed, — That a budget in the amount of $66,050, for the study of Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney General of Canada v. Bedford and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, be adopted and that the Chair present the said budget to the Subcommittee on Committee Budgets of the Liaison Committee.

 

At 11:30 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 11:32 a.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

 

At 11:37 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

 



Jean-François Pagé
Clerk of the Committee

 
 
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