S.O.283 Committees - casting and deliberate vote
283. (1) A question arising at a meeting of a committee shall be determined by a majority of the votes of the Members present and voting.
(2) The Chair shall exercise a deliberative vote and, in the event of an equality of vote, shall exercise a casting vote, except upon a private bill.
amended 3 July 2009
|Related Orders, Precedents and Rulings|
|S.O. 324 of 1994 (Repealed)||324. The Chairman of a committee shall only have a casting vote, except upon a private bill. Amended by Sessional Order.|
|1991 Precedent||1. Motion for appointment of Select Committee upon the Legislative Assembly Supplementary Budget Allocation agreed to. Motion provided that the Chairman shall exercise a deliberative vote and in the event of an equality of votes the question shall pass in the negative. VP 16/10/91, 246|
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