Third Legislative Council (2004 - 2008)

  The Council may by resolution appoint one or more select committees for in-depth consideration of matters or bills referred by the Council. The President of Legislative Council decides the size of the committee and appoints the chairman, deputy chairman and members thereof, taking into account the recommendations of the House Committee. Select committees where so authorized by the Council, may summon, as required when exercising its powers and functions, persons concerned to testify or give evidence. A select committee, as soon as it has completed consideration of the matter or bill referred to it, reports to the Council thereon the committee is thereupon dissolved.