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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Human Rights

Issue 3 - Order of Reference

Extract from the Journals of the Senate, of Thursday, February 27, 2014:

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.

After debate,

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

Gary W. O'Brien

Clerk of the Senate