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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 26
Thursday, September 29, 2016, 11:04 a.m. to 12:29 p.m.
Anthony Housefather, Chair (Liberal)

• Bill Blair (Liberal)
• Sean Casey (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
• Julia Nicol, Analyst
House of Commons
• Philippe Méla, Legislative Clerk
Criminal Lawyers' Association
• Michael Spratt, Member, Former Director and Member of the Legislative Committee
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).

Michael Spratt made a statement and answered questions.

At 12:10 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:16 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.

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

It was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $3,700, for the study of Bill C-242, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (inflicting torture), be adopted.

At 12:29 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee