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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 56
Thursday, May 11, 2017, 3:22 p.m. to 4:37 p.m.
Televised
Presiding
Anthony Housefather, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
• Julia Nicol, Analyst
• Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada
Department of Justice
• William F. Pentney, Deputy Minister of Justice and Deputy Attorney General of Canada
• Johanne Bernard, Assistant Deputy Minister, Management Sector and Chief Financial Officer
• Nathalie G. Drouin, Senior Associate Deputy Minister
• Donald K. Piragoff, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy Sector
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
• George Dolhai, Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(4), the Committee commenced consideration of the Main Estimates 2017-18: 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 Department of 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 Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada, referred to the Committee on Thursday, February 23, 2017.

The Chair called Vote 1 under Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada.

The Minister made a statement and, with William F. Pentney, answered questions.

Vote 1 under Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada carried.

The Chair called Vote 1 under Canadian Human Rights Commission.

Vote 1 under Canadian Human Rights Commission carried.

The Chair called Vote 1 under Courts Administration Service.

Vote 1 under Courts Administration Service carried.

The Chair called Vote 1 under Department of Justice.

Vote 1 under Department of Justice carried.

The Chair called Vote 5 under Department of Justice.

Vote 5 under Department of Justice carried.

The Chair called Vote 1 under Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs.

Vote 1 under Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs carried.

The Chair called Vote 5 under Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs.

Vote 5 under Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs carried.

The Chair called Vote 1 under Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Vote 1 under Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions carried.

The Chair called Vote 1 under Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada.

Vote 1 under Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada carried.

ORDERED, — That the Chair report 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 Department of 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 Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada to the House.

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

On motion of Chris Bittle, it was agreed, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee undertake a study on the proposals for a Miscellaneous Statute Law Amendment, 2017.

At 4:37 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee