3.95     The mechanisms and processes for the scrutiny of laws for compatibility with rights and freedoms could be further improved by, for example:

  • providing additional guidance and assistance for policy makers during the policy development and legislative drafting;

  • improving the quality of explanatory material and statements of compatibility;

  • considering the level of overlap between the work of the three scrutiny Committees, including the range of rights covered by each Committee, and the differences in the scrutiny applied;

  • increasing the time available for scrutiny committees to conduct its scrutiny; and

  • improving the extent to which the Parliament considers scrutiny committee reports.