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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 58
Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 3:39 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Presiding
Anthony Housefather, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
• Julia Nicol, Analyst
Department of Justice
• Mélanie Beaudoin, Legislative Counsel, Legislative Services Branch, Public Law and Legislative Services Sector
• Jean-Charles Bélanger, Deputy Chief Legislative Counsel, Legislative Services Branch, Public Law and Legislative Services Sector
• Mala Khanna, Acting Deputy Assistant Deputy Minister, Public Law and Legislative Services Sector
• Jacqueline Yost, Legislative Counsel, Legislative Services Branch, Public Law and Legislative Services Sector
Department of Transport
• Jane Weldon, Director General, Marine Safety and Security
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, May 11, 2017, the Committee commenced its study of proposals for a Miscellaneous Statute Law Amendment, 2017.

It was agreed, — That the Committee invite Kathleen Roussel to appear for consideration for appointment as Director of Public Prosecutions on Tuesday, June 6, 2017.

At 3:41 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 3:43 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Mala Khanna, Jean-Charles Bélanger, Jacqueline Yost, Mélanie Beaudoin and Jane Weldon answered questions.

At 3:51 p.m., by unanimous consent and pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the Committee continue to sit.

By unanimous consent, it was agreed, — That the Committee has studied the Proposals for a Miscellaneous Statute Law Amendment Act, 2017, and recommends that clauses 40 and 47 not be included.

ORDERED, — That the Chair present the report to the House.

At 4:15 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Michael MacPherson
Clerk of the Committee