Extract from the Journals of the Senate of Thursday, December 3, 2020:
That, until its external members have been approved by the Senate, and notwithstanding rules 12-6(2) and 12-13(4):
1. the quorum of the committee continue to be the three senators who are members of the committee; and
2. the committee be authorized to meet only to consider issues relating to the nomination of its external members to the Senate, including recommendations on remuneration and permissible expenses, provided, for greater certainty, that the requirement that the report nominating the external members be approved by all three senators who are members of the committee, remains in effect.
3. The committee will undertake its work immediately so that it may report back to the Senate with a recommendation for the appointment of the two external members.