Report on the work of the committee in 2011-12

Report on the work of the committee in 2011-12

Report no. 117

17 June 2013

© Commonwealth of Australia 2013
ISBN 978-1-74229-714-9

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Committee information (PDF 51KB)
Acronyms and abbreviations (PDF 8KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 45KB)

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 38KB)

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

Chapter 3 - Work of the committee in 2011-12 (PDF 64KB)

Number of instruments considered
Instruments of concern and notices
Change to naming of regulations
Guideline on consultation
Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights
Australia-New Zealand Scrutiny of Legislation Conference
Committee's 80th anniversary
Examples of instruments considered

Appendix 1 - Breakdown of instruments 2011-12 (PDF 69KB)
Appendix 2 - Undertakings (PDF 34KB)
Appendix 3 - Guideline on consultation (PDF 127KB)

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