Intelligence and Security Committee Act 1996

  • repealed
  • Intelligence and Security Committee Act 1996: repealed, on 28 September 2017, by section 242(3)(b) of the Intelligence and Security Act 2017 (2017 No 10).
8 Endorsement of nominated members

(1)

The Prime Minister shall, as soon as practicable after the commencement of each Parliament, submit to the House of Representatives, for endorsement, the names of the members of the House of Representatives nominated under paragraphs (c) and (d) of section 7(1) as members of the Committee.

(2)

If the House of Representatives declines to endorse as a member of the Committee any member of the House of Representatives nominated under this section or section 11(1), the Prime Minister or the Leader of the Opposition, as the case may require, shall, in accordance with the requirements of paragraph (c) or paragraph (d) of section 7(1), as the case may require, nominate another member of the House of Representatives for membership of the Committee and shall submit to the House of Representatives for endorsement the name of the member so nominated for membership of the Committee.

(3)

The Committee shall not transact any business until, as required by paragraphs (c) and (d) of section 7(1), 3 members of the House of Representatives have been nominated and endorsed as members of the Committee.