Time and place of meeting
41.6After a joint committee has been appointed, or (for a permanently-established committee) at the beginning of each Parliament, the first meeting is fixed by agreement among the Members.1 Subsequent meetings are fixed by the committee itself in the usual way.
- 1. For the former procedure of exchanging messages about the time and place of first meeting, see Erskine May (23rd edn, 2004), p 918. In the case of the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards, the Commons made provision for the Commission to meet ‘at any time after the Lords has agreed to appoint a committee’ (CJ (2012–13) 180 para (5)).