Order, please. I have the honour to inform the House that a communication has been received as follows:
April 1, 2004
I have the honour to inform you that the Honourable Marie Deschamps, Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Canada, in her capacity as Deputy of the Governor General, signified royal assent by written declaration to the bills listed in the Schedule to this letter on the 1st day of April, 2004, at 4:48 p.m.
JoAnn MacKenzie for Barbara Uteck
Secretary to the Governor General
The schedule indicates the bills assented to were Bill C-16, An Act respecting the registration of information relating to sex offenders, to amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other Acts--Chapter No. 10; and Bill S-15, an Act to amend the Act of incorporation of Queen's Theological College.
It being 5:30 p.m., the House will now proceed to the consideration of private members' business as listed on today's Order Paper.