New Standing Committees for the Legislative Council
On 10 September 2008, the Standing Orders Committee was given the following reference by the Legislative Council:
That the Standing Orders Committee be required to inquire into and report no later than 30 November 2008* on the establishment of new standing committees for the Legislative Council, including —
(1) the number, composition, structure and functions of those committees; and
(2) the staffing and resources required for the effective operation of those committees.
*The reporting date was later amended to 5 May 2010.
On 7 May 2009, the Committee tabled an interim report and on 5 May 2010, the Committee tabled its final report. To download the reports, see the links above.