The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights met in camera at 3:38 p.m. this day, in Room 308, West Block, the Chair, Art Hanger, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Hon. Larry Bagnell, Hon. Sue Barnes, Patrick Brown, Carole Freeman, Art Hanger, Michael Ignatieff, Derek Lee, Réal Ménard, Rob Moore, Daniel Petit and Myron Thompson.
Acting Members present: Libby Davies for Joe Comartin.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Philip Rosen, Principal; Robin MacKay, Analyst.
The Chair presented the First Report of the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure.
It was agreed, — That the Minister of Justice be invited to appear before the Committee on Tuesday, May 16, 2006 to discuss the Main Estimates 2006-2007.
It was agreed, — That the Clerk invite witnesses in relation to the review of Sections 25.1 to 25.4 of the Criminal Code (protection of persons administrating and enforcing the law) for hearings to start on May 30th, 2006.
It was agreed, — That the letter to the Chairman asking for the establishment of a Subcommittee on Solicitation Laws be referred to the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure to be discussed at their next meeting.
At 4:24 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Diane DiotteClerk of the Committee