Constitution Committee

Legislative Process inquiry

Inquiry status: open - accepting written submissions
  • The deadline for written submissions for the Passage of Legislation through Parliament was Monday 16 April. If you wish to send a submission post-deadline, please contact Committee staff.
  • Report in preparation on The Delegation of Powers.
  • Report published on Preparing Legislation for Parliament.

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: Improving Parliament's scrutiny of Bills (PDF PDF 85 KB)

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