The Standing Committee on National Defence met at 8:47 a.m. this day, in Room 362, East Block, the Chair, James Bezan, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Chris Alexander, James Bezan, Tarik Brahmi, Corneliu Chisu, David Christopherson, Cheryl Gallant, Matthew Kellway, Hon. John McKay, Christine Moore, Rick Norlock, Ted Opitz and Mark Strahl.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Melissa Radford, Analyst. House of Commons: Wayne Cole, Legislative Clerk.
Witnesses: Department of National Defence: Col Michael R. Gibson, Deputy Judge Advocate General, Military Justice, Office of the Judge Advocate General.
Col Michael R. Gibson made a statement and answered questions.
The Committee commenced its clause-by-clause study of the Bill.
Pursuant to Standing Order 75(1), consideration of Clause 1 was postponed.
The Chair called Clause 2.
the word “Il” by the words “Le juge militaire.”
After debate, by unanimous consent, the amendment was withdrawn.
After further debate, Clause 2 carried.
The Short Title carried.
The Title carried.
The Bill carried.
ORDERED, — That the Chair report the Bill to the House.
At 9:32 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Jean-François LafleurClerk of the Committee