This week The Standing Committee on National Defence (NDDN) began its clause-by-clause consideration of Bill C-15, An Act to amend the An Act to amend the National Defence Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.
On February 25th, the committee carried clauses two through nineteen, with the exception of clause eleven, which will be re-looked at later. Clause one is also to be considered at the end. Clauses four, six through nine, twelve and thirteen were agreed on division. All fourteen NDP amendments were either declared inadmissible, withdrawn, or defeated.
On February 27th, the committee carried clauses twenty through sixty-seven. Clauses twenty, twenty-two, thirty-three, thirty-five, thirty-six, forty-one , forty-three through forty-seven, forty-nine and sixty-two were agreed on division. All five NDP amendments (NDP-15 through NDP-19) were either declared inadmissible, withdrawn, or defeated.
The committee will resume clause-by-clause consideration next week.