Report on the work of the committee in the 42nd Parliament

Report on the work of the committee in the 42nd Parliament

Report no. 115

27 June 2013

© Commonwealth of Australia 2013
ISBN 978-1-74229-744-6

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Committee information (PDF 52KB)
Acronyms and abbreviations (PDF 8KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 36KB)

Work of the committee
Committee membership
The committee's mode of operation
Committee publications and resources
Structure of the report

Chapter 2 - Delegated legislation and the disallowance process (PDF 104KB)

What is delegated legislation?
Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Senate procedures relating to the disallowance process

Chapter 3 - Work of the committee in the 42nd Parliament (PDF 140KB)

Number of instruments considered
Instruments of concern and notices
Review of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Australia-New Zealand Scrutiny of Legislation Conference
Examples of instruments considered

Appendix 1 - Breakdown of instruments 42nd Parliament (PDF 258KB)
Appendix 2 - Undertakings (PDF 113KB)
Appendix 3 - Guideline on consultation (PDF 426KB)

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Regulations and Ordinances Committee
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3066
Fax: +61 2 6277 5881