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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on 
Foreign Affairs

Issue 1 - Order of Reference

Extract from the Journals of the Senate of Tuesday, May 9, 2006:

The Honourable Senator Segal moved, seconded by the Honourable Senator Di Nino:

That the Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs be authorized to examine and report on the development and security challenges facing Africa; the response of the international community to enhance that continent's development and political stability; Canadian foreign policy as it relates to Africa; and other related matters;

That the papers and evidence received and taken during the First Session of the Thirty-eighth Parliament be referred to the committee;

That the Committee shall present its final report no later than October 31, 2006, and that the Committee shall retain all powers necessary to publicize the findings of the Committee as set forth in its final report until November 30, 2006.

After debate,

The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.

Paul C. Bélisle

Clerk of the Senate