UK House of Commons

Life of a Standing Order

Date Change Text
16 July 1971 Made

Except as otherwise ordered by this House,

(1) a select committee shall have power, if they so order, to admit strangers during the examination of witnesses; and

(2) a sub-committee appointed by such a select committee shall have a like power except as that committee otherwise order.

30 October 1980 Amended

Except as otherwise ordered by this House-

(1) a select committee shall have power, if they so order, to admit strangers during the examination of witnesses; and

(2) a sub-committee appointed by such a select committee shall have a like power except as that committee otherwise order.

30 March 1983 Amended

A select committee shall have power, if it so orders, to admit strangers during the examination of witnesses.

A sub-committee appointed by such a select committee shall have a like power except as that committee otherwise orders.

26 October 2004 Amended

A select committee shall have power, if it so orders, to admit the public during the examination of witnesses.

A sub-committee appointed by such a select committee shall have a like power except as that committee otherwise orders.

25 November 2008 Amended

A select committee shall have power, if it so orders, to admit the public during oral evidence sessions.

A sub-committee appointed by such a select committee shall have a like power except as that committee otherwise orders.