Joint committees are established by resolution or legislation agreed to by both houses and membership consists of both Members and Senators.
Joint Committees may be statutory, select or standing committees. Joint Statutory committees are established by statute (an Act of Parliament). Joint select or standing committees are established under the the standing orders of each house. The powers and proceedings of joint committees are determined by resolution of both houses.
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