Inquiry into Legislative Framework for Statutory Independent Officers of Parliament

Terms of Reference

  1. An appropriate legislative framework for Victorian Officers of Parliament such as the Ombudsman, the Auditor-General and other statutory office-holders, that would recognise the special position of Statutory Officers of the Parliament in terms of their relationship with the Victorian Parliament but which also ensures that their greater autonomy is accompanied by very clear accountability requirements; and

  2. developments in this area in other jurisdictions.