Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Legal and Constitutional Affairs

First Session Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1997-98

Chairman: The Honourable LORNA MILNE


Monday, June 8, 1998

Issue No. 28

First and only meeting on: Examination of Bill C-410, An Act to change the name of certain electoral districts

First and only meeting on: Examination of Bill C-411, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act

INCLUDING: THE NINTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE (Bill C-410) An Act to change the name of certain electoral districts AND THE TENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE (Bill C-411) An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act


WITNESSES:

On Bill C-410:

From Elections Canada:

Mr. Jacques Girard, Director, Legal Services and Registrar of Political Parties.

On Bill C-411:

From Elections Canada:

Mr. Jacques Girard, Director, Legal Services and Registrar of Political Parties

Ms Liliana Cerretti, Legal Counsel


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Lorna Milne, Chairman

The Honourable Pierre Claude Nolin, Acting Deputy Chairman

and

The Honourable Senators:

Beaudoin, Bryden, Chalifoux, Cohen, Fitzpatrick, Gigantès, * Graham, P.C., (or Carstairs), Jessiman, Kinsella, Lewis, * Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella (acting)), Moore, 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 Gigantès was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Grafstein (June 8, 1998).

The name of the Honourable Senator Watt was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Pépin (June 8, 1998).

The name of the Honourable Senator Fitzpatrick was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Joyal (June 8, 1998).

The name of the Honourable Senator Chalifoux was substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Milne (June 8, 1998).