An Act to amend the Supreme Court Act (appointment of judges)

This bill was last introduced in the 37th Parliament, 3rd Session, which ended in May 2004.

This bill was previously introduced in the 37th Parliament, 2nd Session.


Maurice Vellacott  Canadian Alliance

Introduced as a private member’s bill. (These don’t often become law.)


Not active, as of Oct. 30, 2002
(This bill did not become law.)


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Supreme Court ActRoutine Proceedings

October 30th, 2002 / 3:35 p.m.
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Canadian Alliance

Maurice Vellacott Canadian Alliance Saskatoon—Wanuskewin, SK

moved for leave to introduce Bill C-272, an act to amend the Supreme Court Act (appointment of judges).

Mr. Speaker, the bill is pretty straightforward and quite self-explanatory. I am simply reintroducing a bill that would provide parliamentary accountability for Supreme Court of Canada appointments.

(Motions deemed adopted, bill read the first time and printed)