Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Legal and Constitutional Affairs

First Session Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1997-98

Chairman: The Honourable LORNA MILNE

Thursday, February 26, 1998

Issue No. 18

First Meeting on: Examination of Bill S-7, An Act to amend the Criminal Code to prohibit coercion in medical procedures that offend a person's religion or belief that human life is inviolable


On Bill S-7:

The Honourable Senator Stanley Haidasz, P.C., Sponsor of the bill;

Mr. Gary Knight, Researher for Stanley Haidasz.


The Honourable Lorna Milne, Chairman

The Honourable Michel Cogger, Deputy Chairman


The Honourable Senators:

Beaudoin, Gigantès, * Graham, P.C., (or Carstairs), Jessiman, Joyal, P.C. Lewis * Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella (acting)) Moore Nolin Pépin Rossiter Watt

* 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 Jessiman substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Doyle (February 26, 1998).