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Duties of the Committee
The National Crime Authority Act 1984, section 55 provides:
(1) The duties of the Committee are:
(a) to monitor and to review the performance by the Authority of its functions;
(b) to report to both Houses of the Parliament, with such comments as it thinks fit, upon any matter appertaining to the Authority or connected with the performance of its functions to which, in the opinion of the Committee, the attention of the Parliament should be directed;
(c) to examine each annual report of the Authority and report to the Parliament on any matter appearing in, or arising out of, any such annual report;
(d) to examine trends and changes in criminal activities, practices and methods and report to both Houses of the Parliament any change which the Committee thinks desirable to the functions, structure, powers and procedures of the Authority; and
(e) to inquire into any question in connection with its duties which is referred to it by either House of the Parliament, and to report to that House upon that question.
(2) Nothing in this Part authorizes the Committee:
(a) to investigate a matter relating to a relevant criminal activity; or
(b) to reconsider the findings of the Authority in relation to a particular investigation.
Parliamentary Joint Committee on the National Crime Authority,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 2600,
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