Joint committee: Wikis

  
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A Joint Committee is a term used in politics to refer to a committee made up of members of both chambers of a bicameral parliament.

Contents

Republic of Ireland

A Joint Committee of the Irish Oireachtas (parliament) comprises members of both Dáil Éireann (the lower house) and Seanad Éireann (the upper house).

United Kingdom

A Joint Committee of the Parliament of the United Kingdom is a Select Committee consisting of members of both the House of Commons and the House of Lords.

United States

A joint committee of the United States Congress is a Congressional committee consisting of Members of both Houses and having jurisdiction over matters of joint interest. Most joint committees are standing committees (for example, the Joint Committee on the Library) but special joint committees have been created to address specific issues (such as the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War).

See also


A Joint Committee is a term in politics that is used to refer to a committee made up of members of both chambers of a bicameral legislature. In other contexts, it refers to a committee with members from more than one organization.

Contents

Republic of Ireland

A Joint Committee of the Irish Oireachtas (parliament) comprises members of both Dáil Éireann (the lower house) and Seanad Éireann (the upper house).

United Kingdom

A Joint Committee of the Parliament of the United Kingdom is a Select Committee consisting of members of both the House of Commons and the House of Lords.

In the UK the term "joint committee" can also refer to a committee of local authorities established under the provisions of Local Government Act 1972.

United States

A joint committee of the United States Congress is a Congressional committee consisting of Members of both Houses and having jurisdiction over matters of joint interest. Most joint committees are standing committees (for example, the Joint Committee on the Library) but special joint committees have been created to address specific issues (such as the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War).

See also








Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message