Inquiry into the application of Section 65 of the Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988


Inquiry into the application of Section 65 of the Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988

On Thursday 20 September 2018 the Legislative Assembly resolved that the Standing Committee on Administration and Procedure inquire into, and report on the application of Section 65 of the Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988, specifically:

  1. the ability for non-executive members to amend bills, move motions and introduce private members bills that have a monetary impact on the ACT;
  2. the Assembly’s application of standing order 201a and adherence to the principle of “the initiative of the crown” and how it relates to the Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988;
  3. who is responsible or has jurisdiction to rule on what bills or amendments are compatible with the Australian Capital Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1988; and
  4. any other relevant matter.
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2-Letter from Clerk HReps to Tom-Duncan S65 PDF (5.4 MB)
2-Submission-actla-s-65-ACT-Self-Government-Act-Clerk-Senate.pdf PDF (183.6 KB)
S-65-background-paper-FINAL.pdf PDF (568.9 KB)

Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the ACT, the Ngunnawal people. We acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region.