Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Second Session Thirty-sixth Parliament, 1999-2000Chairman: The Honourable PETER STOLLERY
Tuesday, June 27, 2000
Issue No. 11First and only meeting concerning: Bill C-19, An Act respecting genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes and to implement the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, and to make consequential amendments to other Acts
INCLUDING: THE NINTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE and THE TENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
- Order of Reference
- Minutes of Proceedings
- Ninth and Tenth Reports
- Transcript (Evidence) of Proceedings (69K)
APPEARING:The Honourable Lloyd Axworthy, M.P., P.C. Minister of Foreign Affairs
WITNESSES:From the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade:
David Sproule, Deputy Director, United Nations, Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Section.
From the Department of Justice:
Donald Piragoff, General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section.
From the Coalition of Concerned Congregations on the Law Relating to War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity including those of the Holocaust:
Kenneth M. Narvey, Legal Researcher and Chief Operating Officer.
MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEEThe Honourable Peter Stollery, Chairman
The Honourable A. Raynell Andreychuk, Deputy Chairman
The Honourable Senators:
Atkins, Austin, P.C., Bolduc, * Boudreau, P.C. (or Hays), Carney, P.C., Corbin, De Bané, P.C., Di Nino, Furey, Grafstein, * Lynch-Staunton (or Kinsella), Taylor
* Ex Officio Members
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 Austin P.C. substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Pearson (June 19, 2000).
The name of the Honourable Senator Losier-Cool substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Austin, P.C. (June 27, 2000).
The name of the Honourable Senator Austin, P.C. substituted for that of the Honourable Senator Losier-Cool (June 27, 2000).