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Inquiry into the work of the Petitions Committee

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On Monday 21 June 2010, the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Petitions tabled its report on the inquiry into the work of the Committee entitled The work of the first Petitions Committee: 2008-2010.

A copy of the entire report (PDF 270KB) and the individual chapters (see below) are provided in Portable Document Format (PDF).

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This report is comprised of preliminary pages, 3 chapters, and 5 appendices.


The work of the first Petitions Committee: 2008-2010

Preliminary pages (PDF 65KB)
Contents, Foreword, Committee Membership, Terms of Reference, List of Recommendations, and Executive summary

Chapter 1 (PDF 66KB)

Chapter 2 (PDF 80KB)
Role and operations of the Standing Committee on Petitions

Chapter 3 (PDF 105KB)
Effectiveness of the Standing Orders as they relate to petitions

Appendix A (PDF 40KB)
Submissions and hearings

Appendix B (PDF 77KB)
Standing and Sessional Orders

Appendix C (PDF 47KB)
Public hearings and round table meetings (non-inquiry related)

Appendix D (PDF 41KB)
Draft Standing Order

Appendix E (PDF 59KB)
Statistics on petitions to the House of Representatives

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