Joint Committee on Human Rights
The Joint Committee on Human Rights is appointed by the House of Lords and the House of Commons to consider matters relating to human rights in the United Kingdom (but excluding consideration of individual cases);‚Äč proposals for remedial orders, draft remedial orders and remedial orders.
The Joint Committee has a maximum of six Members appointed by each House,of whom the quorum for any formal proceedings is two from each House.
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The Committee has the power to require the submission of written evidence and documents, to examine witnesses, to meet at any time (except when Parliament is prorogued or dissolved), to adjourn from place to place, to appoint specialist advisers, and to make Reports to both Houses. The Lords Committee has power to agree with the Commons in the appointment of a Chairman.

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