As well as the Constitution Act, there are other statutes which provide the Assembly with its powers. For example, the Parliamentary Evidence Act 1901 which makes provision for the summoning of witnesses, or the Defamation Act 2005 which ensures that the link between parliamentary privilege, freedom of speech and parliamentary proceedings is maintained
Sitting Day Routine of Business - Each sitting day in the Assembly, time is allocated to particular types of business. The order and type of business dealt with throughout the course of each sitting day is termed the ‘routine of business’, which is set out in Standing Order 97.
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 as the traditional custodians of the land on which the Parliament of New South Wales stands.