(1) That the Legislative Assembly Standing Committee on Parliamentary Privilege and Ethics inquire into and report on matters relating to the position of a Member who:
a. has been suspended from the service of the house until the verdict of the jury has been returned on criminal charges laid against him or her; and
b. is subsequently re-elected in the next Parliament prior to any such jury verdict having been returned, or the proceedings having concluded.
(2) That the matters for inquiry should cover:
a. whether consideration should be given to taking action against a Member in such circumstances;
b. if so, the scope of action that should be considered; and
c. any other related matter.
(3) That in conducting its inquiry the Committee give consideration to any relevant cases in previous Parliaments in New South Wales, or in other Australian jurisdictions, where a Member has been expelled or suspended from the service of the House and subsequently re-elected.
(4) That the Committee report by 8 June 2023.
The Parliament of New South Wales acknowledges and respects the traditional lands of all Aboriginal people, and pays respects to all Elders past and present. We acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation as the traditional custodians of the land on which the Parliament of New South Wales stands.