Chapter 30 - Standing Order No 191 - Suspension of member
Standing Order No. 191
Suspension of member
(1) A member found guilty of an offence under the standing orders may be suspended from the service of the House by motion moved without notice for any period of time that the House decides.
(2) Any suspension may have effect:
(a) until the House terminates the suspension,
(b) until the submission of an apology by the offending member, or
(c) both of the above.
(3) A member who is suspended from the service of the House is excluded from the chamber and galleries, and may not serve on or attend any proceedings of a committee of the House during the period of suspension. If a member enters the chamber during the member’s suspension, the President will order the Usher of the Black Rod to remove the member from the chamber.
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