Role of the Committee

The Standing Committee on Agriculture and Industry is appointed under Standing Order 215.

The Committee may inquire into and report on any matter referred to it by either the House or a Minister, including any pre-legislation proposal, bill, motion, petition, vote or expenditure, other financial matter, report or document.

Appointed under Standing Order 215d, the Committee consists of six government members and four non-government members.

The committee may have its membership supplemented by up to four members for a particular inquiry, with a maximum of two extra government and two extra opposition or non-aligned Members.

 

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