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Chairman: The Honourable LORNA MILNE
Monday, December 15, 1997
First and only meeting on: Examination of the proposed Regulations pursuant
to subsections 7(6) and 7(7) of the Referendum Act
First meeting on: Bill C-16, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the
Interpretation Act (powers to arrest and enter dwellings)
On the examination of the proposed Regulations pursuant to subsections
7(6) and 7(7) of the Referendum Act:
From Elections Canada:
Mr. Jacques Girard, Director, Legal Services and Registrar of Political Parties;
On Bill C-16:
From the Department of Justice:
Mr. Yvan Roy, Senior General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy;
Mr. Michael Zigayer, Senior Counsel, Criminal Law Policy.
From the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police:
Mr. Brian Ford, President, Law Amendments Committee, Chief, Ottawa-Carleton
Mr. Vince Westwick, Legal Advisor, Law Amendments Committee.
From the Canadian Police Association:
Mr. Scott Newark, Executive Director.
From the Criminal Lawyers Association:
Mr. Irwin Koziebrocki, Treasurer.
Mr. Robert E. Hawkins, Associate Professor of Public Law, University of Western
From REAL Women of Canada:
C. Gwendolyn Landolt, National Vice-President.
The Honourable Lorna Milne, Chairman
The Honourable Michel Cogger, Deputy Chairman
The Honourable Senators:
Beaudoin, Doyle, Gigantès, *Graham, P.C. (or Carstairs), Jessiman,
Losier-Cool, *Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella (acting)), Moore, Nolin, Pearson,
* Ex Officio Members
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 Petten substituted for that of the Honourable
Senator Lewis (December 12, 1997).