TE MARAE AKARAU VĀNANGA O TE KUKI AIRANI
PARLIAMENT OF THE COOK ISLANDS

Special Committees

Special Committees

Special Committees: are committees established by Parliament for a particular purpose, may continue in existence or until it reports to Parliament.

SO 167. Special Committees

(1) A special committee may be established by resolution of Parliament to carry out the assignment specified in the resolution.

(2) A special committee continues in existence until

(a) it completes its assignment; or
(b) Parliament resolves to discharge the committee.

(3) Members of a special committee must be appointed as part of the resolution of Parliament that establishes the committee.

(4) A special committee has

(a) the powers of a parliamentary committee conferred by these Standing Orders; and
(b) other powers specified in the resolution of Parliament that establishes the committee.

(5) These Standing Orders apply to a special committee subject to any necessary modifications and the resolution of Parliament that establishes the committee.

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