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Debates of the Senate (Hansard)

1st Session, 37th Parliament,
Volume 139, Issue 23

Friday, March 30, 2001
The Honourable Rose-Marie Losier-Cool, Speaker pro tempore


THE SENATE

Friday, March 30, 2001

The Senate met at 10 a.m., the Speaker pro tempore in the Chair.

Prayers.

[Translation]

Royal Assent

Notice

The Hon. the Speaker pro tempore informed the Senate that the following communication had been received:

RIDEAU HALL

March 30, 2001

Sir,

I have the honour to inform you that the Honourable Ian Binnie, Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Canada, in his capacity as Deputy Governor General, will proceed to the Senate Chamber today, the 30th day of March 2001, at 10 a.m., for the purpose of giving Royal Assent to certain bills.

Yours sincerely,

Anthony P. Smyth

Deputy Secretary, Policy, Program and Protocol

The Honourable
   The Speaker of the Senate
     Ottawa

The Hon. the Speaker pro tempore: Is it your pleasure, honourable senators, that the Senate do now adjourn during pleasure to wait for the arrival of the Honourable the Deputy Governor General?

Hon. Senators: Agreed.

The Senate adjourned during pleasure.


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Royal Assent

The Honourable Ian Binnie, Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Canada, in his capacity as Deputy Governor General, having come and being seated at the foot of the Throne, and the House of Commons having been summoned and being come with their Speaker.

The Honourable Peter Milliken, Speaker of the House of Commons, then addressed the Honourable the Deputy Governor General as follows:

May it please Your Honour.

The Commons of Canada have voted certain supplies required to enable the Government to defray the expenses of the public service.

In the name of the Commons, I present to Your Honour the following bills:

An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the public service of Canada for the financial year ending March 31, 2001 (Bill C-20, Chapter 01, 2001)

An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the public service of Canada for the financial year ending March 31, 2002 (Bill C-21, Chapter 02, 2001)

To which bills I humbly request Your Honour's assent.

The Honourable the Deputy Governor General was pleased to give the Royal Assent to the said bills.

The House of Commons withdrew.

The Honourable the Deputy Governor General was pleased to retire.


The sitting of the Senate was resumed.

Business of the Senate

Hon. Eymard G. Corbin (Acting Deputy Leader of the Government): Honourable senators, I move that the items on the Orders of the Day and on the Order Paper remain in their current order.

The Hon. the Speaker pro tempore: Honourable senators, is it your pleasure to adopt the motion?

Hon. Senators: Agreed.

Motion agreed to.

Adjournment

Hon. Eymard G. Corbin (Acting Deputy Leader of the Government): Honourable senators, with leave of the Senate, and notwithstanding rule 58(1)(h), I move:

That when the Senate adjourns today, it do stand adjourned until Tuesday next, April 3, 2001, at 2 p.m.

The Hon. the Speaker pro tempore: Honourable senators, is leave granted?

Hon. Senators: Agreed.

Motion agreed to.

The Senate adjourned until Tuesday, April 3, 2001, at 2 p.m.