Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Legal and Constitutional Affairs

First Session Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1997-98-99

Chair: The Honourable LORNA MILNE


Thursday, February 4, 1999

Issue No. 52

First meeting on: Bill C-57, An Act to amend the Nunavut Act with respect to the Nunavut Court of Justice and to amend other Acts in consequence

INCLUDING:

THE EIGHTEENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE (Bill C-445)

THE NINETEENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE (Bill C-464)

THE TWENTIETH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE (Bill C-465)


APPEARING:

The Honourable Anne McLellan, P.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada


WITNESSES:

On Bill C-57:

From the Department of Justice:

Mr. Howard Bebbington, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section;

Mr. Andy Watt, Coordinator, Northern Issues.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Lorna Milne, Chair

The Honourable Pierre Claude Nolin, Acting Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Andreychuk, Beaudoin, Buchanan, P.C., Eyton, Fraser, Gill, Grafstein, *Graham, P.C. (or Carstairs), Joyal, P.C., *Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella (acting)), Moore, Pearson.

* 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 Gill substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Pépin (February 4, 1999).

The name of the Honourable Senator Pearson substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Bryden (February 4, 1999).

The name of the Honourable Senator Pépin substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Pearson (February 4, 1999).