Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs

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

Chair: The Honourable LORNA MILNE


Wednesday, February 17, 1999

Issue No. 55

First meeting on: Bill C-51, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act

Fourth 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


APPEARING:

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


WITNESSES:

From the Department of Justice:

Mr. Yvan Roy, Senior General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section;

Howard Bebbington, Counsel, Criminal Law Police Section;

Andy Watt, Coordinator, Northern Issues;

Moray Welch, Counsel, Judicial Affairs Unit.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Lorna Milne, Chair

The Honourable Pierre Claude Nolin, Acting Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

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

* 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 Pearson substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Fraser (February 17, 1999).