Skip to main content Start of content

JUST Committee Meeting

Notices of Meeting include information about the subject matter to be examined by the committee and date, time and place of the meeting, as well as a list of any witnesses scheduled to appear. The Evidence is the edited and revised transcript of what is said before a committee. The Minutes of Proceedings are the official record of the business conducted by the committee at a sitting.

For an advanced search, use Publication Search tool.

If you have any questions or comments regarding the accessibility of this publication, please contact us at accessible@parl.gc.ca.

Previous day publication Next day publication

Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 25
Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 11:05 a.m. to 12:41 p.m.
Presiding
Anthony Housefather, Chair (Liberal)

• Bill Blair (Liberal)
• Sean Casey (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
• Julia Nicol, Analyst
Department of Justice
• Glenn Gilmour, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section
• Dan Moore, Counsel, Human Rights Law Section
• Donald K. Piragoff, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy Sector
• Laurie Wright, Assistant Deputy Minister, Public Law Sector
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Thursday, April 21, 2016, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-242, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (inflicting torture).

Donald K. Piragoff, Laurie Wright, Glenn Gilmour and Dan Moore answered questions.

At 12:19 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:26 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That the Committee send a letter to the Minister of Justice with regard to those sections of the Criminal Code that have been struck down or are inoperative.

It was agreed, — That three (3) members of the Committee attend the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference on the Rule of Law and Human Rights in London, United Kingdom, on January 24-25, 2017, and that the clerk prepare a draft budget.

At 12:41 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee