The Arar Inquiry – May 3, 2005 (Part 4 of 5)

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The Arar Inquiry – May 3, 2005 (Part 4 of 5)

The Commission of Inquiry into the Actions of Canadian Officials in Relation to Maher Arar

The day is devoted to submissions on procedural questions. Submissions are made by Barbara A. McIsaac (for the Attorney General of Canada), Marlys Edwardh (Counsel for Mr. Arar), and Alex Neve (for Amnesty International and other organizations) on the matter of Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) testimony requiring reference to in-camera documents and evidence. Donald Bayne (counsel for RCMP officers) responds. There are also submissions concerning government claims of security confidentiality during the public hearings; Ms. McIsaac, Mr. Bayne, Ms. Edwardh, and Mr. Neve make submissions and Ms. McIsaac responds.