ACT Legislative Assembly

Administration and Procedure

In 1995 the Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory amended standing order 16, which established the Standing Committee on Administration and Procedure



Madam Speaker

Ms Tara Cheyne MLA

Mr Shane Rattenbury MLA

Mr Andrew Wall MLA

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  1. A Standing Committee on Administration and Procedure is established at the commencement of each Assembly to:
    1. inquire into and report on, as appropriate:
      1. the Assembly's annual estimates of expenditure;
      2. the practices and procedure of the Assembly;
      3. the standing orders of the Assembly;
    2. advise the Speaker on:
      1. Members' entitlements including facilities and services:
      2. the operation of the transcription service (Hansard);
      3. the availability to the public of Assembly documents;
      4. the operation of the Assembly library;
    3. arrange the order of private Members' business, Assembly business and Executive Members' business;
  2. the Committee shall consist of:
    1. the Speaker;
    2. the Government whip;
    3. the Opposition whip; and
    4. a representative of the crossbench (or if a single party, the whip of that party);
  3. the Speaker shall be the Chair of the Committee; and
  4. the Committee shall have the power to consider and make use of the evidence and records of the Standing Committee on Administration and Procedure appointed during the previous Assemblies. (Amended 9 March 1995 and 4 May 1995; further amended 28 May 1998, 6 March 2008, 8 December 2011 and 27 November 2012.)

Inquiry Started Status
Inquiry into standing orders for the Ninth Assembly Started: 13/12/2016 Status: Completed 13/12/2016

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