A select committee of the House of Lords may confer and meet concurrently with any select committee of the House of Commons appointed to consider a similar matter, for the purpose of deliberating or taking evidence1. It may call such evidence as it may require, but may not hear parties by counsel unless authorised by Order of the House2.
By order of the House, a select committee may be given the following powers:
(1) to adjourn from place to place3;
(2) to appoint sub-committees, and to enable a sub-committee to appoint its own chairman;
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