(a) In Standing Order 120A, immediately after paragraph (ix) thereof, there shall be added the following new paragraph: “(x) The Standing Committee on Gozo Affairs.”;
(b) Immediately after Standing Order 120K there shall be added the new Standing Order 120L together with a marginal note as follows:
“The Standing Committee on Gozo Affairs.
120L. (1) The Standing Committee on Gozo Affairs shall deal with all matters relating to Gozo and to evaluate, analyse and scrutinise legislation which concerns or impacts Gozo affairs in any way.
(2) The Standing Committee on Gozo Affairs shall consist of not more than five members, of whom three shall constitute a quorum. The members are to be appointed in such manner as appears practicable to the House as fairly to represent the House in general and the proportion of Government and Opposition members in the House in particular.
(3) One of the members nominated by the Government shall be appointed as chairman of the Committee.
(4) The provisions of paragraphs (3) and (4) of Standing Order 120B shall mutatis mutandis apply to the Standing Committee on Gozo Affairs.”.