The Legislature, for the purposes of this Report, comprises the:
- House of Assembly established under the Constitution Act 1934
- Legislative Council established under the Constitution Act 1934
- Joint Parliamentary Service (JPS) established under the Parliament (Joint Services) Act 1985.
The House of Assembly and the Legislative Council constitute the Parliament of South Australia. The main purpose of Parliament is to legislate for peace, order and responsible governance of South Australia.
The JPS provides services to Parliament including Hansard reporting, library facilities, catering, financial administration and building accommodation. The JPS is administered by the Joint Parliamentary Service Committee comprising the Speaker and two Members of the House of Assembly and the President and two Members of the Legislative Council.