First Legislative Council (1998 - 2000)

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 shall decide the size of the committee and shall appoint the chairman, deputy chairman and members thereof. Select committees may summon, as required when exercising its powers and functions, persons concerned to testify or give evidence. A select committee shall, as soon as it has completed consideration of the matter or bill referred to it, report to the Council thereon the committee shall thereupon be dissolved.

In July 1998, the Council appointed the following select committee: