Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Report of the committee

Thursday, June 16, 2016

The Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs has the honour to present its

SEVENTH REPORT

Your committee, to which was referred Bill S-217, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (detention in custody), has, in obedience to the order of reference of May 18, 2016, examined the said bill and now reports the same with the following amendment:

1. Page 2: Delete clause 3.

Your committee has also made an observation, which is appended to this report.

Respectfully submitted,

GEORGE BAKER

Deputy Chair

Observation

to the Seventh Report of the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs (Bill S-217)

As a result of the evidence heard during its study on Bill S-217, the committee recommends that Public Safety Canada complete a review of the Canadian Police Information Centre’s (CPIC) information-sharing system in order to assess current timelines and backlogs in entering new criminal records and updating existing ones.