Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Second Session Thirty-fifth Parliament, 1996

Chair: The Honourable SHARON CARSTAIRS

Thursday, October 3, 1996

Issue No. 29

First meeting on: Examination of Bill C-42, An Act to amend the Judges Act and to make consequential amendments to another act


The Hon. Allan Rock, P.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General


For Bill C-42:

From the Department of Justice:

Mr. Andy Watt, Senior General Counsel, Judicial Affairs Unit;

Mr. Howard Sandell, Counsel, Judicial Affairs Unit.


The Honourable Sharon Carstairs, Chair

The Honourable Pierre Claude Nolin, Deputy Chairman


The Honourable Senators:

Beaudoin, Doyle, *Fairbairn, P.C. (or Graham), Ghitter, Gigantès, Jessiman, Lewis, Losier-Cool, *Lynch-Staunton (or Berntson), Milne, Moore, Pearson

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)

Change in Membership of the Committee:

Pursuant to Rule 85(4), membership of the Committee was amended as follows:

The name of the Honourable Senator Pearson substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Anderson. (October 1, 1996)

The name of the Honourable Senator Moore substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Bryden. (October 2, 1996)

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