Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Legal and Constitutional Affairs

First Session Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1997-98

Chairman: The Honourable LORNA MILNE

Tuesday, October 6, 1998

Issue No. 34

Fourth meeting on: Bill C-37, An Act to amend the Judges Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts


Second meeting on: Bill C-25, An Act to amend the National Defence Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts


The Hon. Arthur Eggleton, M.P., P.C., Minister of National Defence


On Bill C-37

As individuals:

Professor Jamie Cameron, Osgoode Hall Law School;

Ms Barbara Thompson, Lawyer.

On Bill C-25

From the Department of National Defence:

Brigadier-General J. Pitzul, Judge Advocate General (JAG);

Lieutenant-Colonel Alex Weatherston, Judge Advocate General (JAG), National Defence Act Amendment Team.


The Honourable Lorna Milne, Chairman

The Honourable Pierre Claude Nolin, Acting Deputy Chairman


The Honourable Senators:

Balfour, Beaudoin, Bryden, Buchanan, P.C., Eyton, Fraser, * Graham, P.C. (or Carstairs), Joyal, P.C., * Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella (acting)), Moore, Rompkey, P.C.

* 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 Pépin was removed, substitution pending (October 2, 1998).