The Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth works to foster greater awareness and understanding among legislators and the public of the BC child and youth-serving system. The Committee also provides a public forum for discussion of reports by the Representative for Children and Youth.
In addition, the Committee is statutorily required by the Representative for Children and Youth Act to undertake a review of this Act at least once every five years.
The Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth is one of nine permanent all-party committees of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. Further information on the role, functions and work of the Committee, is included in its Terms of Reference.