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, March 10, 1999

Issue No. 60

First meeting on: Bill C-40, An Act respecting extradition, to amend the Canada Evidence Act, the Criminal Code, the Immigration Act and the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Act and to amend and repeal other Acts in consequence


From the Department of Justice:

Jacques Lemire, Senior Counsel, International Assitance Group;

Donald Piragoff, General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section.

From Citizenship and Immigration Canada:

Yaron Butovsky, Legal Counsel.

From the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade:

Alan Kessel, Director, United Nations Criminal and Treaty Law Division.


The Honourable Lorna Milne, Chair

The Honourable Pierre Claude Nolin, Acting Deputy Chair


The Honourable Senators:

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

* 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 Pearson for that of the Honourable Senator Moore (March 9, 1999).

The name of the Honourable Senator Pépin for that of the Honourable Senator Pearson (March 9, 1999).