|7. Uniform Legislation and General Purposes Committee
7.1 A Uniform Legislation and General Purposes Committee is established.
7.2 The Committee consists of 4 members with power in the Committee to co-opt 2 additional members for a specific purpose or inquiry.
7.3 The functions of the Committee are –
(a) to consider and report on bills referred under SO 230A;
(b) of its own motion or on a reference from a minister, to consider or review the development and formulation of any proposal or agreement whose implementation would require the enactment of legislation made subject to SO 230A;
(c) to examine the provisions of any instrument that the Commonwealth has acceded to, or proposes to accede to, that imposes an obligation on the Commonwealth to give effect to the provisions of the instrument as part of the municipal law of Australia;
(d) to consider and report on any matter referred by the House.
7.4 For a purpose relating to the performance of its functions, the Committee may consult with a like committee of a House of the parliament of the Commonwealth, a state or a territory, and New Zealand and similarly, may participate in any conference or other meeting.