Terms of Reference Select Committee on Substance Abuse
Tabled paper 170
Tabled papers for 10th Assembly 2005 - 2008; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT
Tabled By Paul Henderson
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(I) THE ACCESSIBILITY/AVAILABILITY OF LICIT AND ILLICIT SUBSTANCES WITHIN COMMUNITIES; (II) THE DEMOGRAPHIC AND ETHNIC STRUCTURE OF THE NORTHERN TERRITORY; AND (III) THE CORRELATION BETWEEN SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONDITIONS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE; AND (f) APPROPRIATE POLICIES AND SERVICES FOR THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN THE NORTHERN TERRITORY. 2. THE COMMITTEE OR ANY SUBCOMMITTEE BE EMPOWERED TO SEND FOR PERSONS, PAPERS AND RECORDS, TO SIT IN PUBLIC OR IN PRIVATE SESSION NOTWITHSTANDING ANY ADJOURNMENT OF THE ASSEMBLY, TO ADJOURN FROM PLACE TO PLACE AND HAVE LEAVE TO REPORT FROM TIME TO TIME ITS PROCEEDINGS AND THE EVIDENCE TAKEN AND MAKE SUCH INTERIM RECOMMENDATIONS AS IT MAY DEEM FIT, AND TO PUBLISH INFORMATION PERTAINING TO ITS ACTIVITIES FROM TIME TO TIME. 3. THE CHAIRMAN OF THE COMMITTEE MAY, FROM TIME TO TIME, APPOINT ANOTHER MEMBER OF THE COMMITTEE TO BE DEPUTY-CHAIRMAN OF THE COMMITTEE, AND THAT THE MEMBER SO APPOINTED ACT AS CHAIRMAN OF THE COMMITTEE AT ANY TIME WHEN THERE IS NO CHAIRMAN OR THE CHAIRMAN IS NOT PRESENT AT A MEETING OF THE COMMITTEE. 4. THE COMMITTEE HAVE POWER TO APPOINT SUBCOMMITTEES CONSISTING OF 2 OR MORE OF ITS MEMBERS AND TO REFER TO ANY SUCH SUBCOMMITTEE ANY MATTER WHICH THE COMMITTEE IS EMPOWERED TO EXAMINE AND THAT THE QUORUM OF A SUBCOMMITTEE SHALL BE 2. 5. THE COMMITTEE BE EMPOWERED TO PUBLISH FROM DAY TO DAY SUCH PAPERS AND EVIDENCE AS MAY BE ORDERED BY IT, AND, UNLESS OTHERWISE ORDERED BY THE COMMITTEE, A DAILY HANSARD BE PUBLISHED OF SUCH PROCEEDINGS AS TAKE PLACE IN PUBLIC. 6. THE COMMITTEE BE EMPOWERED TO CONSIDER, DISCLOSE AND PUBLISH THE MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS, EVIDENCE TAKEN AND RECORDS OF THE FORMER COMMITTEE OF THE 9th ASSEMBLY AND THE FORMER COMMITTEE ON THE USE AND ABUSE OF ALCOHOL BY THE COMMUNITY IN PREVIOUS ASSEMBLIES. 3
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