Justice and Human Rights – May 11, 2015

In Committee from the House of Commons

Justice and Human Rights – May 11, 2015

Justice Minister Peter MacKay discusses his department’s spending plans for 2015-16.

The committee then conducts clause-by-clause consideration of Bill C-590, an Act to amend the Criminal Code to establish more severe penalties for offenders who have a blood alcohol content that exceeds twice the legal limit. Hal Pruden, counsel in the Department of Justice’s criminal law policy section, responds to questions during this portion of the meeting. (May 11, 2015)