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Committee Name:

Uniform Legislation and Statutes Review Committee

House:

Legislative Council
Report Type:Special Report

Title:

Standing Order 230A - Referral of Uniform Legislation and Reporting Time Frames
No of Pages:17
Physical Location:Legislative Council Committee Office

Presentation Date:

08/30/2005
Inquiry Name(s):Standing Order 230A - Referral of Uniform Legislation and Reporting Time Frames


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Page 6

Recommendation 1: The Committee recommends that Standing Order 230A be amended to provide that uniform legislation stands referred at the conclusion of the Minister’s second reading speech.

To effect this recommendation Standing Order 230A should be amended as follows:

Standing Order 230A(2)

To delete - “, or commence where SO 230(b) applies,”.

To delete - “Bill’s first reading” and insert instead -

“ adjournment ”.

Standing Order 230A(3)

To delete - “when read a first time”.

To insert after “Committee” -

“ at the conclusion of the Minister’s second reading speech ”.

Page 8

Recommendation 2: The Committee recommends that the reporting time frame in Standing Order 230A(4) be amended to provide that a committee report on uniform legislation must be presented within 14 sitting days of the referral from the Legislative Council rather than 30 calendar days.

To effect this recommendation Standing Order 230A(4) should be amended as follows:

SO 230A(4) - To delete “30” and insert “14 sitting”.