Studies & Bills

Orders of Reference

An order of reference is a decision of the Senate authorizing a committee to undertake the study of an issue, bill or other matter. Most committees require an order of reference before they can undertake such work. However, three committees are empowered by the Rules of the Senate to act on their own initiative without a prior order of reference from the Senate. These are the Committee on Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament; the Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration; and the Committee on Ethics and Conflict of Interest for Senators.

Studies & Bills Order of Reference  note  note
Consider and report on issues relating to the nomination of its external members to the Senate
2020-12-03
Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 11:31 AM
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 1:03 PM
  • Vanessa Bastos, People, Culture and Inclusion Lead, Human Resources Directorate
  • Nathalie Charpentier, Comptroller and Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance and Procurement Directorate
  • Philippe Hallée, Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel
  • Pierre Lanctôt, Chief Financial Officer, Finance and Procurement Directorate
  • Pascale Legault, Chief Corporate Services Officer
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 11:00 AM
Supervise and report on the Senate’s internal and external audits and related matters
2020-10-01
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