Chapter 6 - Standing Order No 29 - Quorum at commencement of sitting
Standing Order No. 29
Quorum at commencement of sitting
- If there is no quorum present when the Chair is taken at the time appointed for a meeting of the House, the bells will again ring for 5 minutes. If there is still no quorum present the President will adjourn the House to the next sitting day.
- A Member who enters the chamber at or after the time appointed for the meeting of the Council may not withdraw until a quorum is formed or the House is adjourned.
- When the House is adjourned for lack of a quorum, the names of the members present will be entered in the Minutes of Proceedings.
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