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Annual Report 2016-2017 Department of the Legislative Assembly

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Title

Annual Report 2016-2017 Department of the Legislative Assembly

Other title

Tabled paper 405

Collection

Tabled papers for 13th Assembly 2016 - 2020; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2017-10-10

Description

Deemed

Notes

Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

File type

application/pdf

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License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/272314

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/428605

Page content

DLA Annual Report 2016-17 Page 11 Laws Introduced and Passed Government Opposition Independent Total Brought forward 1 July 2016 - - - - Introduced 23 - 2 25 Withdrawn - - - - Defeated - - - Passed 20 - - 20 Acts Assented to 20 - - 20 Carried forward 30 June 2017 3 - 2 5 Assembly Meeting Statistics 2016 2017 2015 2016 Total meeting hours 198.45 282.19 Average meeting day hours 7.09 11.15 Number of meeting days 28 26 Number of bills passed 20 44 Total questions asked 449 383 Total papers tabled 333 1906 Committees and Education Division The Committees and Education Division provides support to parliamentary scrutiny, select and standing committees to help them fulfil their functions and deliver parliamentary information, education and community awareness services. During the reporting period, Committees drafted five reports (and two drafted by the Office of the Clerk), including for the Select Committee on Opening Parliament to the Peoples consideration of options for parliamentary reform. Committee Activity Supported Committee Meetings Hearings & Visits Briefings Reports Public Accounts 9 1 5 1 House 3 0 0 0 Standing Orders 2 0 0 1 Legal & Constitutional Affairs and Subordinate Legislation & Publications functions 4 0 0 1 Estimates 4 3 0 1 Select Committee on Opening Parliament to the People 9 2 0 2 Members' Interests 1 0 0 1 Total 32 6 5 7


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