Legislative Council Privileges Committee
The Privileges Committee is a current standing committee of the Legislative Council, established 11 May 2011.
The Committee has the following functions:
(a) to consider and report on matters relating to parliamentary privilege referred to it by the House or the President;
(b) to carry out certain functions relating to ethical standards for members of the Legislative Council under section 72C of the Independent Commission Against Corruption Act 1988; and
(c) to consider certain submissions from citizens seeking a right of reply to statements made about them in the House in accordance with standing orders 202 and 203.
Inquiries (click to show)
During the current parliament, the following inquiries have been undertaken by the committee:
Records of 63 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)
SYDNEY NSW 2000
Terms of Reference establishing Committee (click to show)
Further reading (click to show)
The Code of Conduct for Members - The Legislative Council has adopted a Code of Conduct for Members. A copy of the Code is attached.
Citizen's Right of Reply brochure - The following brochure sets out the procedures for persons seeking a citizen's right or reply.