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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1995 Week 1 Hansard (9 March) . . Page.. 18..


COMMITTEES
Establishment

MR MOORE, by leave: I move together five motions relating to the establishment of the following standing committees: The Standing Committee on Planning and Environment, the Standing Committee on Legal Affairs, the Standing Committee on Social Policy, the Standing Committee on Scrutiny of Bills and Subordinate Legislation, the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, the Standing Committee on Tourism and ACT Promotion, and the Standing Committee on Administration and Procedure, as follows:

1. That:

(1) The following general purpose standing committees be established to inquire into and report on matters referred to them by the Assembly or matters that are considered by the committee to be of concern to the community:

(a) a Standing Committee on Planning and Environment to examine matters related to planning, land management, transport, economic development, commercial development, industrial and residential development, infrastructure and capital works, science and technology, the environment, conservation, heritage, energy and resources;

(b) a Standing Committee on Legal Affairs to examine matters related to administrative law, civil liberties and human rights, censorship, company law, law and order, criminal law, and consumer affairs;

(c) a Standing Committee on Social Policy to examine matters related to health, hospitals, nursing homes, welfare, employment, housing, social security, the ageing, people with disabilities, the family, Aboriginal people, youth affairs, the status of women, multicultural affairs, industrial relations, occupational health and safety, education, the arts, sport and recreation.

(2) The Standing Committee on Planning and Environment shall consist of four members and the Standing Committee on Legal Affairs and the Standing Committee on Social Policy shall consist of three members.


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