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Inquiry Details

Operation of the Legislation Review Act 1987

Inquiry into the operation of the Legislation Review Act 1987.

This is the Legislation Review Committee's first inquiry in the 56th Parliament.

That the Legislation Review Committee inquires into and reports on:
(1) Whether the Legislation Review Act 1987 (‘the Act’) provides for the sufficient review of bills with respect to: 

       (i)   personal rights and liberties; 
       (ii)  administrative law principles; and
       (iii) parliamentary propriety;

(2) Measures and procedures which could improve the review of bills under the Act;

(3) The review processes of bills in comparable jurisdictions; and 
(4) Any other related matter