1. That the Procedure Committee inquire into and report on the operation of
standing order 226(3), including:
(a) the requirement that a committee obtain the approval of the relevant
Minister to use Parliamentary Counsel’s Office to draft a bill, and
(b) in the event that there is no change to the standing order and the approval
of the relevant Minister is not obtained, alternatives to the Parliamentary
Counsel’s Office for a committee to seek assistance in drafting a bill.
2. That the Committee report by Friday 20 November 2014.