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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 114
Monday, October 29, 2018, 12:31 p.m. to 1:57 p.m.
Presiding
Anthony Housefather, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Olivier Champagne, Legislative Clerk
• Jacques Maziade, Legislative Clerk
 
Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
• Chloé Forget, Analyst
Department of Justice
• Carole Morency, Director General and Senior General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section, Policy Sector
• Matthew Taylor, Acting Senior Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section, Policy Sector
• Shannon Davis-Ermuth, Legal Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section, Policy Sector
• Paulette Corriveau, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section, Policy Sector
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Monday, June 11, 2018, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-75, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.

The Committee resumed its clause-by-clause study of the Bill.

The Chair called Clause 87.

On Clause 87,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 87, be amended by replacing lines 14 to 17 on page 29 with the following:

“person is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than 10 years.”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

After debate, Clause 87 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 88,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 88, be amended by replacing lines 23 and 24 on page 29 with the following:

“five years who endangers the life of any person by”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 88 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 89,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 89, be amended by replacing lines 3 to 6 on page 30 with the following:

“another person involved in the accident is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than 10 years.”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Michael Cooper, Dave MacKenzie, Richard Martel, Murray Rankin — 4;

NAYS: Neil R. Ellis, Colin Fraser, Iqra Khalid, Ron McKinnon, Deborah Schulte — 5.

Clause 89 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 4.

On Clause 90,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 90, be amended

(a) by replacing lines 4 to 7 on page 31 with the following:

“to (iii).”

(b) by replacing lines 29 to 32 on page 31 with the following:

“to (iii).”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Michael Cooper, Dave MacKenzie, Richard Martel, Murray Rankin — 4;

NAYS: Neil R. Ellis, Colin Fraser, Iqra Khalid, Ron McKinnon, Deborah Schulte — 5.

Clause 90 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

Clause 91 carried on division.

On Clause 92,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 92, be amended

(a) by replacing line 33 on page 32 with the following:

“92 (1) The portion of section 262 of the English version of the Act before”

(b) by replacing lines 37 and 38 on page 32 with the following:

“years who”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 92 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

Clause 93 carried on division.

Clause 94 carried on division.

Clause 95 carried on division.

Clause 96 carried on division.

Clause 97 carried on division.

Clause 98 carried on division.

On new Clause 98.1,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75 be amended by adding after line 1 on page 34 the following new clause:

“98.1 Paragraph 271(b) of the Act is replaced by the following:

(b) an offence punishable on summary conviction and is liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than two years less a day or, if the complainant is under the age of 16 years, to imprisonment for a term of not more than two years less a day and to a minimum punishment of imprisonment for a term of six months.”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 3; NAYS: 6.

Clause 99 carried on division.

Clause 100 carried on division.

Clause 101 carried on division.

Clause 102 carried on division.

Clause 103 carried on division.

Clause 104, as amended, carried on division.

Clause 105 carried on division.

On Clause 106,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 106, be amended by replacing lines 22 to 25 on page 35 with the following:

“fence under subsection 279.01(1), is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than 10 years.”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Michael Cooper, Dave MacKenzie, Richard Martel, Murray Rankin — 4;

NAYS: Neil R. Ellis, Colin Fraser, Iqra Khalid, Ron McKinnon, Deborah Schulte — 5.

Clause 106 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 107,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 107, be amended by replacing lines 4 to 7 on page 36 with the following:

“is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than five years.”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 107 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 108,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 108, be amended by replacing lines 15 to 18 on page 36 with the following:

“of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than five years.”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Michael Cooper, Dave MacKenzie, Richard Martel, Murray Rankin — 4;

NAYS: Ali Ehsassi, Neil R. Ellis, Colin Fraser, Iqra Khalid, Ron McKinnon — 5.

Clause 108 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 109,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 109, be amended by replacing lines 27 to 30 on page 36 with the following:

“possession of that person is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than 10 years.”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Michael Cooper, Dave MacKenzie, Richard Martel, Murray Rankin — 4;

NAYS: Ali Ehsassi, Neil R. Ellis, Colin Fraser, Iqra Khalid, Ron McKinnon — 5.

Clause 109 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

Clause 110 carried on division.

On Clause 111,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 111, be amended

(a) by replacing line 1 on page 37 with the following:

“111 Subsection 286.2(1) of the English version of the Act is replaced by”

(b) by replacing lines 6 to 9 on page 37 with the following:

“fence under subsection 286.1(1), is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than 10 years.”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Michael Cooper, Dave MacKenzie, Richard Martel, Murray Rankin — 4;

NAYS: Ali Ehsassi, Neil R. Ellis, Colin Fraser, Iqra Khalid, Ron McKinnon — 5.

Clause 111 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

Clause 112 carried on division.

Clause 113 carried on division.

On Clause 114,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 114, be amended by replacing lines 16 to 19 on page 37 with the following:

“291 (1) Every person who commits bigamy is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than five years.”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 114 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 115,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 115, be amended by replacing lines 24 to 27 on page 37 with the following:

“another person is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than five years.”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Michael Cooper, Dave MacKenzie, Richard Martel, Murray Rankin — 4;

NAYS: Ali Ehsassi, Neil R. Ellis, Colin Fraser, Iqra Khalid, Ron McKinnon — 5.

Clause 115 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 116,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 116, be amended by replacing lines 3 and 4 on page 38 with the following:

“five years who”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 116 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 117,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 117, be amended

(a) by replacing lines 18 to 21 on page 38 with the following:

“guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than five years.”

(b) by replacing lines 25 to 28 on page 38 with the following:

“guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than five years.”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Michael Cooper, Dave MacKenzie, Richard Martel, Murray Rankin — 4;

NAYS: Ali Ehsassi, Neil R. Ellis, Colin Fraser, Iqra Khalid, Ron McKinnon — 5.

Clause 117 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 118,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 118, be amended

(a) by replacing line 29 on page 38 with the following:

“118 (1) The portion of section 294 of the English version of the Act be-”

(b) by replacing lines 33 and 34 on page 38 with the following:

“years who”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 118 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 119,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 119, be amended by replacing lines 8 to 11 on page 39 with the following:

“in which the marriage is solemnized is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than two years.”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 119 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 120,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 120, be amended

(a) by replacing lines 15 to 18 on page 39 with the following:

“they know is false is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than five years.”

(b) by replacing lines 20 to 23 on page 39 with the following:

“guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than two years.”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 120 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 121,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 121, be amended by replacing lines 27 to 30 on page 39 with the following:

“tion is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than five years.”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 121 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 122,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 122, be amended by replacing lines 4 to 7 on page 40 with the following:

“cide is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than five years.”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was agreed to on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Michael Cooper, Ali Ehsassi, Neil R. Ellis, Colin Fraser, Iqra Khalid, Dave MacKenzie, Richard Martel, Ron McKinnon, Murray Rankin — 9;

NAYS: — 0.

Clause 122, as amended, carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 9; NAYS: 0.

Clause 123 carried on division.

On Clause 124,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 124, be amended by replacing lines 16 to 19 on page 40 with the following:

“guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than 10 years;”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 124 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 125,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 125, be amended by replacing lines 33 and 34 on page 40 with the following:

“five years who, without the consent of the owner,”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 125 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 126,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 126, be amended by replacing lines 13 and 14 on page 41 with the following:

“five years who, without the consent of the owner,”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 126 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 127,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 127, be amended by replacing lines 32 and 33 on page 41 with the following:

“years who, for a fraudulent purpose, destroys, can-”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 127 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 128,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 128, be amended by replacing lines 4 to 7 on page 42 with the following:

“obtains, removes or conceals anything is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than two years.”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 128 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

Clause 129 carried on division.

On Clause 130,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 130, be amended by replacing lines 18 to 21 on page 42 with the following:

“otherwise disguised is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than 10 years.”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 130 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 131,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 131, be amended by replacing lines 29 to 32 on page 42 with the following:

“guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than two years.”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 131 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 132,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 132, be amended by replacing lines 6 and 7 on page 43 with the following:

“two years who”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 132 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 133,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 133, be amended by replacing lines 14 to 18 on page 43 with the following:

“the offence is more than $5,000, is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than 10 years; or”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 133 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 134,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 134, be amended by replacing lines 32 to 35 on page 43 with the following:

“or 354 is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than 10 years.”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 134 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 135,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 135, be amended by replacing lines 5 to 8 on page 44 with the following:

“than $5,000, is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than 10 years;”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 3; NAYS: 5.

Clause 135 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 136,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 136, be amended by replacing lines 28 and 29 on page 44 with the following:

“years who, with intent to defraud or injure another”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 136 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 137,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 137, be amended by replacing lines 6 and 7 on page 45 with the following:

“five years who unlawfully”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 137 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 138,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 138, be amended by replacing lines 15 and 16 on page 45 with the following:

“years who”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 138 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 139,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 139, be amended by replacing lines 25 to 28 on page 45 with the following:

“under false pretences, is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than two years.”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 139 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 2.

On Clause 140,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 140, be amended by replacing lines 33 and 34 on page 45 with the following:

“years who, through the facility of a stock exchange,”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 140 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 141,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 141, be amended by replacing lines 12 and 13 on page 46 with the following:

“10 years who, directly or indirectly, buys or sells a se-”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 141 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 142,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 142, be amended by replacing lines 20 and 21 on page 46 with the following:

“five years who, with intent to make gain or profit by”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 142 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 2.

On Clause 143,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 143, be amended by replacing lines 15 to 18 on page 47 with the following:

“tion (1) is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than five years.”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 143 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 144,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 144, be amended by replacing lines 24 and 25 on page 47 with the following:

“two years who, being a vendor, mortgagor or hy-”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 144 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 145,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 145, be amended by replacing lines 7 and 8 on page 48 with the following:

“years who, as principal, agent or mandatary in a”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 145 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 146,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 146, be amended by replacing lines 20 to 23 on page 48 with the following:

“fraudulently sells the property or any part of it is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than two years.”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 146 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 147,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 147, be amended by replacing lines 28 and 29 on page 48 with the following:

“years who knowingly,”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 147 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 148,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 148, be amended by replacing lines 3 and 4 on page 49 with the following:

“two years who”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 3; NAYS: 5.

Clause 148 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 149,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 149, be amended by replacing lines 11 and 12 on page 49 with the following:

“years who”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 3; NAYS: 5.

Clause 149 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 150,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 150, be amended by replacing lines 32 and 33 on page 49 with the following:

“years who,”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 3; NAYS: 5.

Clause 150 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 2.

On Clause 151,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 151, be amended

(a) by replacing lines 5 and 6 on page 50 with the following:

“years:”

(b) by replacing lines 13 and 14 on page 50 with the following:

“years who gives or offers to a person whose duty it is”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 151 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

Clause 152 carried on division.

Clause 153 carried on division.

Clause 154 carried on division.

On Clause 155,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 155, be amended by replacing lines 13 and 14 on page 51 with the following:

“10 years who”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 3; NAYS: 5.

Clause 155 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 156,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 156, be amended by replacing lines 22 and 23 on page 51 with the following:

“five years who, with intent to defraud,”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 2; NAYS: 5.

Clause 156 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 157,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 157, be amended

(a) by replacing line 4 on page 52 with the following:

“157 (1) The portion of section 399 of the English version of the Act be-”

(b) by replacing lines 8 and 9 on page 52 with the following:

“years who, being entrusted with the receipt, custody”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Michael Cooper, Dave MacKenzie, Richard Martel, Murray Rankin — 4;

NAYS: Ali Ehsassi, Neil R. Ellis, Colin Fraser, Iqra Khalid, Ron McKinnon — 5.

Clause 157 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 158,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 158, be amended by replacing lines 19 and 20 on page 52 with the following:

“10 years who makes, circulates or publishes a prospec-”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 158 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 4.

On Clause 159,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 159, be amended by replacing lines 33 to 36 on page 52 with the following:

“or other instrument or act is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than five years.”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 4; NAYS: 5.

Clause 159 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

On Clause 160,

Michael Cooper moved, — That Bill C-75, in Clause 160, be amended by replacing lines 15 and 16 on page 53 with the following:

“two years who,”

After debate, the question was put on the amendment of Michael Cooper and it was negatived, by a show of hands: YEAS: 2; NAYS: 5.

Clause 160 carried by a show of hands: YEAS: 5; NAYS: 3.

Clause 161 carried on division.

At 1:57 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Marc-Olivier Girard
Clerk of the Committee