Legislative Council Standing Committee on Law and Justice
The Standing Committee on Law and Justice is a current standing committee of the Legislative Council, established 24 May 1995, re-established 9 May 2011.
The Committee was first established on 24 May 1995 during the 51st Parliament and has been re-appointed in subsequent Parliaments, most recently on 9 May 2011 for the current 55th Parliament.
The functions of the Committee are to inquire into and report on:
(a) legal and constitutional issues in New South Wales, including law reform, parliamentary matters, criminal law, administrative law and the justice system, and
(b) matters concerned with industrial relations and fair trading.
The Committee is currently conducting one inquiry: Inquiry into racial vilification law in NSW.
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Inquiries (click to show)
During the current parliament, the following inquiries have been undertaken by the committee:
Records of 36 earlier inquiries conducted by the committee are also available online.
Submissions invited (click to show)
The committee is not actively receiving submissions at present. Past submissions may be available under the relevant inquiry.
Reports and government responses (click to show)
Members (click to show)
Contact (click to show)
Postal address (click to show)
Standing Committee on Law and Justice
SYDNEY NSW 2000
Terms of Reference establishing Committee (click to show)
Resolution passed 9 May 2011, Minutes No 5, Item 11