October 20, 2000 (36th Parliament, 2nd Session)

LIB

Ian Murray

Liberal

Mr. Ian Murray (Lanark—Carleton, Lib.)

Mr. Speaker, my question is for the Minister of Justice. There is some concern in rural Canada that provisions in Bill C-17 relating to cruelty to animals will allow for prosecution for such normal activities as farming and hunting.
Will the minister please clarify the actual intent of the measures in Bill C-17?

Topic:   Oral Question Period
Subtopic:   Criminal Code
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