Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Legal and Constitutional Affairs

First Session Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1997

Chairman: The Honourable LORNA MILNE


Thursday, December 4, 1997

Issue No. 10

Eighth and last meeting on: Examination of Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Canada Evidence Act and the Criminal Code in respect of persons with disabilities, to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act in respect of persons with disabilities and other matters and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

First and only meeting on: Examination of the Proposed Regulations pursuant to Section 118 of the Firearms Act

INCLUDING: THE THIRD REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE (Bill S-5)


WITNESSES:

On Bill S-5:

From the Department of Justice:

Mr. Stephen Sharzer, Senior Counsel, Human Rights Law Section.

On the examination of the Proppsed Regulations pursuant to section 118 of the Firearms Act:

From the Department of Justice:

Mr. Gordon Parry, Director, Policy and Programs, Canadian Firearms Centre;

Mr. William C. Bartlett, Legal Counsel, Canadian Firearms Centre;

Ms. Carolyn Saint-Denis, Senior Policy Analyst, Policy and Programs, Canadian Firearms Centre.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Lorna Milne, Chairman

The Honourable Michel Cogger, Deputy Chairman

and

The Honourable Senators:

Beaudoin, Doyle, Gigantès, *Graham, P.C. (or Carstairs), Jessiman, Lewis, Losier-Cool, *Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella (acting)), Moore, Nolin, Pearson, Watt.

* Ex Officio Members

(Quorum 4)