Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Second Session Thirty-fifth Parliament, 1996-97

Chair: The Honourable SHARON CARSTAIRS


Tuesday, April 1, 1997

Issue No. 52

Third meeting on: Examination of Bill C-71 An Act to regulate the manufacture, sale, labelling and promotion of tobacco products, to make consequential amendments to another Act and to repeal certain Acts


WITNESSES:

On Bill C-71

Professor William Schabas, Université du Québec à Montréal.

From the Canadian Tobacco Manufacturers' Council:

Mr. Robert R. Parker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer;

Mr. Colin Irving, Legal Counsel, RJR-Macdonald Inc.;

Mr. Simon Potter, Legal Counsel, Imperial Tobacco Limited;

Mr. Stephen Sofer, Legal Counsel, Rothman's, Benson & Hedges Inc.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Sharon Carstairs, Chair

The Honourable Pierre Claude Nolin, Deputy Chairman

and

The Honourable Senators:

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

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in Membership of the Committee:

Pursuant to rule 85(4), membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The name of the Honourable Senator Anderson was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Gigantès (March 27, 1997).

The name of Honourable Senator Moore was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Stanbury (March 27, 1997).

The name of Honourable Senator Kenny was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Moore (April 1, 1997).


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