Constitution Committee

Legislative Process inquiry

Inquiry status: open

The deadline for submissions  has now passed. Reports on both stage one (preparing legislation for introduction in Parliament) and stage three (the delegation of powers) are expected to be published in the new Parliament 2017.

Scope of the inquiry

The Committee is conducting a large-scale inquiry into the legislative process to follow its 2004 report on Parliament and the Legislative Process. The inquiry is being conducted in four stages:

  • Preparing legislation for introduction in Parliament
  • The Passage of legislation through Parliament
  • The delegation of powers; and
  • After Royal Assent

Call for Evidence: The delegation of powers (PDF PDF 88 KB)

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