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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 81
Tuesday, October 31, 2023, 4:09 p.m. to 5:33 p.m.
Hon. Rob Moore, Vice-Chair (Conservative)

House of Commons
• Sophia Nickel, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Lyne Casavant, Analyst
• Dana Phillips, Analyst
• Hon. Arif Virani, Minister of Justice
Department of Justice
• Julie Besner, Senior Counsel, Public Law and Legislative Services Sector
• Mr. Edward Livingstone, Senior Advisor and Senior General Counsel, Public Law and Legislative Services Sector
• Nancy Othmer, Assistant Deputy Minister, Public Law and Legislative Services Sector
Pursuant to the order of reference of Wednesday, June 21, 2023, the committee commenced consideration of Bill C-40, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, to make consequential amendments to other Acts and to repeal a regulation (miscarriage of justice reviews).

The witnesses made statements and answered questions.

The Minister made a statement and, with Edward Livingstone and Julie Besner, answered questions.

At 5:33 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Jean-François Lafleur
Clerk of the committee