Legal and Constitutional Affairs – February 27, 2013

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Legal and Constitutional Affairs – February 27, 2013

Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Liberal Senator Charlie Watt briefs the committee on his bill to amend the Interpretation Act. S-207 would prevent any other legislation from abrogating or derogating from Aboriginal and treaty rights as recognized by section 35 of the Constitution Act.

Bruce Becker and Paul Salembier, who are both general counsel with Justice Canada, testify during the second part of the meeting.