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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Legal and Constitutional Affairs

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16

Chair: The Honourable BOB RUNCIMAN

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Thursday, November 17, 2016

Issue No. 16

Twenty-ninth and thirtieth meetings:

Study on matters pertaining to delays in Canada's criminal justice system


Wednesday, November 16, 2016

As an individual:

The Honourable Neil Wittmann, Chief Justice (by video conference).

Thursday, November 17, 2016

As an individual:

The Right Honourable Sir Brian Leveson, President of the Queen's Bench Division, Judiciary of England and Wales (by video conference).


The Honourable Bob Runciman, Chair

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


The Honourable Senators:

Batters, Boisvenu, *Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), Dagenais, Doyle, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), Jaffer, Joyal, P.C., McInnis, McIntyre, Plett, Sinclair

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Change in membership of the committee:

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

The Honourable Senator Doyle replaced the Honourable Senator White (November 17, 2016).