Select Committees

Select Committees

(1) The following select committees are established at the commencement of each Parliament.

(a) Public Accounts Committee; and

(b) Bills, Petitions and Papers Committee.

(2) Where there is a dispute regarding which committee has jurisdiction over a matter before Parliament, the Speaker, in consultation with the Business Committee, determines to which committee to assign the matter.

(3) The select committees in clause (1) remain convened until the dissolution of Parliament.

(4) The select committees established under this clause may receive briefings on, or initiate inquiries into, matters related to their areas of responsibility.