Committees

Legislative Council Procedure Committee

The Committee considers any matter regarding the practices and procedures of the Legislative Council and makes recommendations for change.

Inquiries conducted by the committee:

Commencement of sitting day proceedings

The report was tabled in Parliament on 26 November 2019.

Review of the Standing Orders (58th Parliament)

The report was tabled in Parliament of 7 September 2018.

Video on demand

The report was tabled in Parliament on 6 September 2017.

Inquiry into e-petitions

The committee investigated the implementation of e-petitions and facilitated the development of an appropriate system and created necessary procedures to govern the framework. The report was tabled on 24 November 2016.

New standing committees for the Legislative Council

The committee inquired into the establishment of new standing committees for the Legislative Council. The final report was tabled on 5 May 2010.

Review of the Standing Orders (55th Parliament)

In the 55th Parliament, the committee tabled an interim report on 24 November 2005, recommending the appointment of a Legislation Committee in the form of trial Sessional Orders. The Council agreed to the Sessional Orders and a Legislation Committee was trialed in the first half of 2006. The Standing Orders Committee continued its review of all Standing and Sessional orders, throughout 2006 and tabled a final report on 23 August 2006, recommending that new Standing Orders come into operation at the start of the next Parliament.