Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Issue 3 - Order of Reference
Extract from the Journals of the Senate, of Thursday, February 27,
Resuming debate on the motion of the Honourable Senator Jaffer, seconded by
the Honourable Senator Ringuette:
That the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights be authorized to study
international mechanisms toward improving cooperation in the settlement of
cross-border family disputes, including Canada's actions to encourage
universal adherence to and compliance with the Hague Abductions Convention,
and to strengthen cooperation with non-Hague State Parties with the purpose
of upholding children's best interests; and
That the committee submit its final report to the Senate no later than
December 31, 2014.
The question being put on the motion, it was adopted.