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, April 14, 1999
Thursday, April 15, 1999

Issue No. 65

First and second meetings on: Proposals to correct certain anomalies, inconsistencies and errors and to deal with other matters of a non-contraversial and uncomplicated nature in the Statutes of Canada and to repeal certain Acts that have ceased to have effect


From the Department of Justice:

Don Macpherson, Legislative Counsel, Legislative Section;

Hélène Rodrigue, Legislative Counsel, Legislative Section;

Vincent Kooiman, Legislative Counsel, Regulations Section;

Andrée Dionne, Senior Counsel, Legislative Section;

Michael Richard, Senior General Counsel, Property Law Section;

Jeff Richstone, Senior Counsel (Canadian Heritage).

From the National Energy Board:

Peter Noonan, Counsel, Legislative Matters.


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), * Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella), Moore, 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 substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Joyal (April 14, 1999).

The name of the Honourable Senator Pépin substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Pearson (April 14, 1999).