Department of the Legislative Assembly

Legislation Scrutiny Committee

Membership - Terms of Reference - Inquiries - Contact

The role of the Legislation Scrutiny Committee is to inquire into and report on:

  • any matter referred to it by the Assembly, a Minister or on its own motion; and
  • any Bill referred to it by the Assembly to consider whether the Assembly should pass the Bill or amend the Bill and whether the Bill has sufficient regard to the rights and liberties of individuals and the institution of Parliament.


Ms Ngaree Ah Kit (Chair)KaramaTerritory Labor
Ms Sandra Nelson (Deputy Chair)KatherineTerritory Labor
Mrs Lia FinocchiaroSpillettCountry Liberals
Mrs Robyn LambleyAraluenIndependent
Mr Tony SieversBrennanTerritory Labor

Terms of Reference

Terms of Reference for the Legislation Scrutiny Committee


Current Bill Inquiries
Sexual Offences (Evidence and Procedure) Amendment Bill 2019
Petroleum Legislation Miscellaneous Amendments Bill 2019
Licensing (Director-General) Repeal Bill 2019
Ports Legislation Amendment Bill 2019
Justice Legislation Amendment (Domestic and Family Violence) Bill 2019
Residential Tenancies Legislation Amendment Bill 2019
Completed Bill Inquiries
Marine Pollution Amendment Bill 2019
Criminal Property Forfeiture Amendment Bill 2019
Court Legislation Amendment Bill 2019


Committee Secretary
GPO Box 3721
Darwin NT 0801 
Telephone: (08) 8946 1485 
Email: Contact

Last updated: 10 Dec 2019