It's not a matter of mere process. It's mere process for something for which we don't have carriage as yet. There has been no reference from the House of Commons. As such, we are absent jurisdiction.
We could make procedural decisions on it if we wished to, through unanimous consent, and agree to all respect that. That would require unanimous consent. Absent that, in the absence of the bill's being before us and in the absence of a reference from the House of Commons, we have no capacity at this point in time to deal with it.
I tried in good faith to put forward what I thought was a reasonable, very modest proposal for one meeting with witnesses. We're talking about less than 48 hours to put those together; that's hardly unreasonable. That was rejected.
With that kind of heavy-handed approach and the prospect of one hour in camera with no witnesses to deal with something that isn't even before us and for which we do not have reference, I have no choice but to point to the fact that we don't have jurisdiction to deal with it. There is no reference to this committee from the House of Commons, and any such decision from us is moot under the circumstances.