Scrutiny of Acts and Regulations Committee

The Committee’s major areas of responsibility include: 

  • scrutiny of bills introduced into Parliament
  • scrutiny of regulations 
  • review of redundant, unclear or ambiguous legislation.

The Committee also receives references from Parliament or by Governor-in-Council Order.    

Alert Digests

The committee examines every Bill that is introduced into either House of the Parliament. Depending on the contents of a bill the committee may comment or seek clarification from the Minister or Member on the provisions and report these to the Parliament in a report known as an Alert Digest.

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