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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 3
Thursday, February 25, 2016, 8:51 a.m. to 8:57 a.m.
In Camera
Anthony Housefather, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
• Christine Morris, Analyst
The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

It was agreed, — That the Committee invite officials from the Department of Canadian Heritage to appear on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, regarding the study on the Access to the Justice System and the Court Challenges Program.

It was agreed, — That the Committee undertake a study on the Main Estimates 2016-17: Vote 1 under Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, Vote 1 under Canadian Human Rights Commission, Vote 1 under Courts Administration Service, Votes 1 and 5 under Justice, Votes 1 and 5 under Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs, Vote 1 under Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions and Vote 1 under Supreme Court of Canada and invite the Minister of Justice to appear on Thursday, March 10, 2016.

It was agreed, — That members of the Committee submit their witnesses lists for the study on Access to the Justice System to the clerk by Thursday, March 10, 2016.

At 8:57 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee