Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Legal and Constitutional Affairs

First Session Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1997

Chairman: The Honourable LORNA MILNE


Monday, December 15, 1997

Issue No. 11

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)


WITNESSES:

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 Police Service;

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 Ontario.

From REAL Women of Canada:

C. Gwendolyn Landolt, National Vice-President.


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, Losier-Cool, *Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella (acting)), Moore, Nolin, Pearson, Petten, Watt.

* 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 Petten substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Lewis (December 12, 1997).