Law Commission

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Law Commission
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Seal of the Law Commission
Legislative Branch of the Social Liberal Union Government
Reports toThe Speaker of the Union, in their capacity as Chair of the Commission
Constituting instrumentLaw Commission and Library Act
Formation18 April 2018
(3 years ago)

The Law Commission is a component of the SLU legislative branch. It authorizes the Bar Examination and supervises admissions to and members of the Bar of the Court of Justice, makes recommendations for legal improvements to the Open Parliament, may make designations for important Library of Parliament records, among other powers and responsibilities. For information on its structure, powers, and positions, see the Law Commission and Library Act.

Members of the Law Commission

Nation Position Member since Notes
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Chair of the Commission
Speaker of the Union
4 March 2021 Ex officio member
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Vice Chair of the Commission
19 March 2021 Ex officio member
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Minister of Domestic Affairs
16 March 2020 Ex officio member
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Speaker pro tempore
19 October 2020 Ex officio member
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Member 14 June 2021 Nominated by the Delegate: 5 June 2021
Confirmed by the Commission: 14 June 2021
Term ends: 4 October 2021
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Member 14 June 2021 Nominated by the Vice Chair: 6 June 2021
Confirmed by the Commission: 14 June 2021
Term ends: 1 November 2021
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Member 21 April 2019 Nominated by the Minister of Domestic Affairs: 18 April 2019
Confirmed by the Commission: 21 April 2019
Term ends: 11 August 2019

Orders of the Law Commission

Citation Short title Long title Date ordered
Order 1 Order Providing for the Review and Approval of Questions for the Bar Examination 26 April 2019
Order 2 Order Deeming Certain Records of the Library of Parliament Needful and Protected 29 April 2019
Order 3 Order Recommending to the Open Parliament Statutory Changes Regarding Citations and Related Matters 6 May 2019
Order 4 Standing Order Implementing the Social Liberal Union Bar Examination 20 July 2019
Order 5 Order Authorizing the Amendment of Thirteen Questions in the Bar Examination 28 May 2021