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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Second Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2013-14

Chair: The Honourable BOB RUNCIMAN


Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Thursday, April 3, 2014

Issue No. 6

First (final) meeting on:

Bill S-2, An Act to amend the Statutory Instruments Act and to make consequential amendments to the Statutory Instruments Regulations

First meeting on:

Bill C-444, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (personating peace officer or public officer)

INCLUDING:
THE FIFTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill S-2 An Act to amend the Statutory Instruments Act and to make consequential amendments to the Statutory Instruments Regulations)


WITNESSES

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Justice Canada:

Philippe Hallée, Chief Legislative Counsel;

Patricia Pledge, Senior Counsel, Advisory and Development Services Section.


Thursday, April 3, 2014

Earl Dreeshen, Member of Parliament for Red Deer, sponsor of the bill

As individuals:

Laurie Long;

Jordan Long.

Criminal Lawyers' Association:

Michael Spratt, Representative.

Calgary Police Service:

Kevan Stuart, Superintendent.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Bob Runciman, Chair

The Honourable George Baker, P.C., Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Batters, *Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), *Cowan (or Fraser), Dagenais, Frum, Jaffer, Joyal, P.C., McInnis, McIntyre, Meredith, Patterson, Rivest

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Meredith replaced the Honourable Senator Plett (April 3, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Patterson replaced the Honourable Senator Boisvenu (April 3, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Plett replaced the Honourable Senator Wells (April 3, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Wells replaced the Honourable Senator Plett (April 1, 2014).

The Honourable Senator McInnis replaced the Honourable Senator Beyak (March 28, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Plett replaced the Honourable Senator Tannas (March 28, 2014).