|REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE||February 22, 2001|
The Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs
has the honour to table its
Your Committee, which was authorized by the Senate to incur expenses for the purpose of its examination and consideration of such legislation and other matters as were referred to it, reports, pursuant to Rule 104 of the Rules, that the expenses incurred by the Committee during the Second Session of the Thirty-sixth Parliament are as follows:
- With respect to its examination and consideration of legislation:
- With respect to its special study on the consequences for Canada of the emerging European Monetary Union and on other related trade and investment matters:
- With respect to its special study on the ramifications to Canada of the changed mandate of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and of peacekeeping.
|Witness expenses||$ 826.31|
During the session under consideration, your Committee heard from forty-seven (47) witnesses, held twenty-two (22) meetings and considered eight (8) Orders of Reference.
Your Committee examined four bills:
Bill C-19, An Act respecting genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes and to implement the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.
Bill S-18, An Act to amend the National Defence Act (non-deployment of persons under the age of eighteen years to theatres of hostilities).
Bill C-4, An Act to implement the Agreement among the Government of Canada, Governments of Member States of the European Space Agency, the Government of Japan, the Government of the Russian Federation, and the Government of the United States of America concerning Cooperation on the Civil International Space Station and to make related amendments to other Acts.
Bill S-3, An Act to implement an agreement, conventions and protocols between Canada and Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Algeria, Bulgaria, Portugal, Uzbekistan, Jordan, Japan and Luxembourg for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income.
Your Committee travelled on a fact-finding visit to Washington and New York, from November 3 to 6, 1999.
In all, your Committee issued eleven (11) reports in relation to its work.