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Economic Policy Scrutiny Committee Minutes of Proceedings Inquiry into the Pastoral Land Legislation Amendment Bill 2017 March 2018



Economic Policy Scrutiny Committee Minutes of Proceedings Inquiry into the Pastoral Land Legislation Amendment Bill 2017 March 2018

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BIHISSIB LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF THE NORTHERN TERRITORY 13th Assembly ECONOMIC POLICY SCRUTINY COMMITTEE MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS Meeting No. 2 12.05 pm, Wednesday, 18 October 2017 Elsey Room Present: Mr Jeff Collins, Member for Fong Lim Mr Tony Sievers, Member for Brennan Ms Selena Uibo, Member for Arnhem Mr Gary Higgins, Member for Daly Mr Gerry Wood, Member for Nelson Secretariat: Russell Keith, First Clerk Assistant Elise Dyer, Senior Research Officer 1. MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING Mr Collins moved and Mr Higgins seconded that: The Minutes of Meeting No. 1 of 11 September 2017 be confirmed. Question put and passed. 2. CORRESPONDENCE The Committee noted the correspondence. 3. STANDARD PROCEDURE FOR CONSIDERATION OF BILLS Mr Collins moved and Ms Uibo seconded that: The Committee adopts the following standard procedure for inquiries into Bills referred by the Assembly: (1) The Committee will call for submissions on the Bill to be due by the Wednesday in the second week before the next sittings of the Assembly; (2) Following the end of a sittings period, the Chair of the Committee will issue a notice listing the Bills on which the Committee is calling for submissions and the date by which submissions are due; (3) Notices calling for submissions will be distributed on the Assembly's website, by email to subscribers of the committee email alert service, by Facebook and Twitter posts, by media release, and by email or letter to persons and organisations determined by the Chair following consultation with Committee Members; (4) After the due date for submissions, the Chair will determine whether and when to hold public hearings and who shall be invited to appear at the hearings, following consultation with Committee Members; (5) Unless circumstances require otherwise, the public hearings will be held on Wednesday mornings of sitting weeks; (6) If any Member wishes to amend this standard procedure for a particular Bill, they shall advise the Chair who will then convene a meeting to consider that Bill's inquiry process at the earliest convenient opportunity. 1 COMM2017/00019.6 COMM2017/00020.2