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Standing Orders and Sessional Orders

Standing Orders and Sessional Orders

Chapter 7 - Rules Of Debate And Privilege
SO (49) Standing Order - Order - Speaker maintains order
SO (50) Standing Order - Order - Members silent when Speaker rises
SO (51) Standing Order - Order - Members silent when question put
SO (52) Standing Order - Order - no noise or interruption of debate
SO (53) Standing Order - Order - no Member to pass between Chair
SO (54) Standing Order - Order - Members to be seated
SO (55) Standing Order - Manner and right of speech - Member seeking call
SO (56) Standing Order - Manner and right of speech - illness or disability
SO (57) Standing Order - Motion "That Member be now heard"
SO (58) Standing Order - Motion "That Member be not further heard"
SO (59) Standing Order - Manner and right of speech - irrelevance or tedious repetition
SO (60) Standing Order - Motion "That Member be further heard"
SO (61) Standing Order - Manner and right of speech - Member may speak
SO (62) Standing Order - Manner and right of speech - personal explanation
SO (63) Sessional Order - Inaugural or Valedictory Speech (adopted 5 May 2015)
SO (63) Standing Order - Inaugural Speech
SO (64) Standing Order - Manner and right of speech - Member to speak once
SO (65) Standing Order - Manner and right of speech - Member briefly heard in explanation
SO (66) Sessional Order - Rules of Debate - Reply (adopted 5 May 2015)
SO (66) Standing Order - Reply
SO (67) Standing Order - Reply - subject of reply
SO (68) Standing Order - Reply - reply closes debate
SO (69) Standing Order - Manner and right of speech - no Member to speak after question put
SO (70) Standing Order - Quotation from Hansard or newspaper
SO (71) Standing Order - Reflection on vote of the House
SO (72) Standing Order - Offensive words not to be used
SO (73) Standing Order - Reflection on Members by substantive motion only
SO (74) Standing Order - Quarrels not permitted
SO (75) Standing Order - Manner and right of speech - no Member to be referred to by name
SO (76) Standing Order - Relevancy
SO (77) Standing Order - Anticipation
SO (78) Standing Order - Question - request for question to be restated
SO (79) Standing Order - Interruptions not allowed - exceptions
SO (80) Sessional Order - Rules of Debate - Matters not open to debate or amendment (adopted 15 September 2015)
SO (80) Standing Order - Matters not open to debate nor amendment
SO (81) Standing Order - Matters not open to debate - abuse of forms of the House
SO (82) Standing Order - Adjournment of debate
SO (83) Standing Order - Resumption of adjourned debate
SO (84) Standing Order - Adjournment of debate - mover of adjournment, if negatived, held to have spoken
SO (85) Sessional Order - Debates and Speeches - Maximum Time Limits (adopted 5 May 2015)
SO (85) Standing Order - Maximum time limits for debates and speeches
SO (86) Standing Order - Motion "That the question be put"
SO (87) Standing Order - Closure - right of reply
SO (88) Standing Order - Closure - limitation of application
SO (89) Standing Order - Closure - consequential divisions
SO (90) Sessional Order - Allocation of time for debate (guillotine) (adopted 5 May 2015)
SO (90) Standing Order - Closure - allocation of time for debate (guillotine)
SO (91) Sessional Order - Privilege or Contempt Suddenly Arising in the House (adopted 15 September 2015)
SO (91) Standing Order - Privilege or Contempt Suddenly Arising in the House
SO (92) Sessional Order - Privilege not Suddenly Arising (adopted 5 May 2015)
SO (92) Standing Order - Matters of privilege not suddenly arising
SO (93) Standing Order - Point of order
SO (94) Standing Order - Point of order - consideration of point of order
SO (95) Standing Order - Dissent from Speaker's ruling
SO (96) Standing Order - Leave of the House
Chapter 8 - Routine Of Business
SO (97) Sessional Order - Routine of Business (adopted 23 March 2016)
SO (97) Standing Order - Routine of Business
SO (98) Sessional Order - Friday Sittings (adopted 5 May 2015)
SO (98) Standing Order - Friday sittings
SO (99) Standing Order - Placing or Disposal of Business - notices take precedence
SO (100) Standing Order - Placing or disposal of business
SO (101) Standing Order - Establishing program for General Business Days
SO (102) Standing Order - Government Business - Ministers may arrange
SO (103) Standing Order - Ministerial Statements - times for Ministerial Statements
SO (104) Standing Order - Ministerial Statements - Duration of Ministerial Statements
SO (105) Sessional Order - General Business - precedence and lapsing of general business (adopted 5 May 2015)
SO (105) Standing Order - General Business - precedence and lapsing of general business
SO (106) Sessional Order - General Business - Re-ordering (adopted 5 May 2015)
SO (106) Standing Order - General Business - re-ordering
SO (107) Sessional Order - General Business - Times for debate (adopted 5 May 2015)
SO (107) Standing Order - General Business - Times for debate
SO (108) Sessional Order - Private Members' Statements (adopted 23 March 2016)
SO (108) Standing Order - Procedure for General Business Notices of Motions and Private Members' Statements
SO (109) Sessional Order - Motions Accorded Priority (adopted 23 March 2016)
SO (109) Standing Order - Motions Accorded Priority
SO (110) Sessional Order - Matters of Public Importance (adopted 23 March 2016)
SO (110) Standing Order - Matters of Public Importance
SO (111) Standing Order - Motions of no confidence in Government
SO (111A) Standing Order - No Confidence in the Government
SO (112) Standing Order - Motions of no confidence in Minister
SO (113) Standing Order - Motions of no confidence in Speaker
SO (114) Standing Order - Motions of censure of a Member
SO (115) Standing Order - Motions of censure of Speaker
SO (116) Standing Order - Disallowance of Statutory Rules
SO (117) Standing Order - Unproclaimed Legislation
SO (118) Standing Order - Business with Precedence
Chapter 16 - Bills
SO (188) Sessional Order - Bills, Introduction of (adopted 5 May 2015)
SO (188) Standing Order - Bills - Introduction of bills
SO (189) Sessional Order - Bills, Urgent (adopted 5 May 2015)
SO (189) Standing Order - Bills - procedure for urgent bills
SO (190) Standing Order - Bills - Governor's message required
SO (191) Standing Order - Bills - private Member may introduce public bill
SO (192) Standing Order - Bills - certain bills deemed public
SO (193) Sessional Order - Bills, Cognate (adopted 5 May 2015)
SO (193) Standing Order - Cognate Bills - procedure for cognate bills
SO (194) Sessional Order - Bills, Second and third reading of cognate (adopted 5 May 2015)
SO (194) Standing Order - Bills - agreement in principle and passing of cognate bills
SO (195) Sessional Order - Bills, Cognate separate questions (adopted 5 May 2015)
SO (195) Standing Order - Bills - separate questions
SO (196) Standing Order - Bills - consideration of Council amendments
SO (197) Standing Order - Bills - presentation to the Governor
SO (198) Sessional Order - Bills - Debate on Second Reading - Amendment - referral to committee (adopted 5 May 2015)
SO (198) Standing Order - Bills - agreement in principle - amendment - referral to committee
SO (199) Sessional Order - Bills - Second Reading, Disposal of Bill (adopted 5 May 2015)
SO (199) Standing Order - Bills - agreement in principle - disposal of bill
SO (200) Sessional Order - Bills, Second Reading, deferral of question (adopted 5 May 2015)
SO (200) Standing Order - Bills - agreement in principle - amendment - deferral of question
SO (201) Standing Order - Bills - agreement in principle - report from committee
SO (202) Sessional Order - Bills, Discharge of Order and Introduction of Second Bill (adopted 5 May 2015)
SO (202) Standing Order - Bills - discharge of order and introduction of second bill
SO (203) Sessional Order - Bills, Proceedings after the second reading (adopted 5 May 2015)
SO (203) Standing Order - Bills - Proceedings after Agreement in Principle
SO (204) Sessional Order - Bills - Consideration in detail, pro forma (adopted 5 May 2015)
SO (204) Standing Order - Bills - pro forma consideration in detail
SO (205) Standing Order - Bills - consideration in detail - preamble postponed
SO (206) Standing Order - Bills - consideration in detail - words of enactment not put
SO (207) Standing Order - Bills - consideration in detail - how clause read
SO (208) Standing Order - Bills - consideration in detail clauses read and put
SO (209) Standing Order - Bills - consideration in detail - order of consideration
SO (210) Standing Order - Bills - consideration in detail - amendments relevant
SO (211) Standing Order - Bills - consideration in detail - long title amended
SO (212) Standing Order - Bills - consideration in detail - clauses put as amended
SO (213) Standing Order - Bills - consideration in detail - clauses postponed
SO (214) Standing Order - Bills - consideration in detail - relevancy
SO (215) Standing Order - Bills - consideration in detail - reconsideration
SO (216) Standing Order - Bills - consideration in detail - referral to committee
SO (217) Sessional Order - Bills - Reconsideration (adopted 5 May 2015)
SO (217) Standing Order - Bills - consideration in detail - reconsideration in whole or part
SO (218) Sessional Order - Bills - Bill Passes (adopted 5 May 2015)
SO (218) Standing Order - Bills - bill passes
SO (219) Standing Order - Bills - corrections
SO (220) Sessional Order - Bills - Clerk's Certificate (adopted 5 May 2015)
SO (220) Standing Order - Bills - Clerk's certificate
SO (221) Standing Order - Bills - transmission to Council - message to Coucnil
SO (222) Standing Order - Bills - Council amendments to Assembly bills - return of bill with proposed amendments
SO (223) Standing Order - Bills - Council amendments to Assembly bills - consideration of Council amendments
SO (224) Standing Order - Bills - Coucnil amendments to Assembly bills - forms of question on Council amendments
SO (225) Standing Order - Bills - Council amendments to Assembly bills - amendments to Council amendments
SO (226) Standing Order - Bills - Council amendments to Assembly bills - Council response to amendments made on its amendments
SO (227) Standing Order - Bills - Council amendments to Assembly bills - messages on Council amendments
SO (228) Standing Order - Bills - Council bills - privileges not insisted upon
SO (229) Sessional Order - Bills - Consideration of Legislative Council bills (adopted 5 May 2015)
SO (229) Standing Order - Bills - Council bills - Procedure in the Assembly
SO (230) Standing Order - Bills - Council bills - return of Council bill
SO (231) Standing Order - Bills - Council bills - amendment of Council bill
SO (232) Standing Order - Bills - Council bills - schedule of amendments
SO (233) Standing Order - Bills - Council bills - consideration of disagreements in Council bills
SO (234) Standing Order - Bills - Council bills - agreement of amendments
SO (235) Standing Order - Bills - Council bills - message to contain written reasons for disagreeing to proposed Council amendments of Assembly amendments
SO (236) Standing Order - Bills - Council bills - further amendments
SO (237) Standing Order - Bills - Lapsed due to prorogation
SO (238) Sessional Order - Bills - Proceedings after consideration in detail (adopted 5 May 2015)
SO (238) Standing Order - Bills - proceedings after consideration in detail
SO (239) Standing Order - Bills - presentation for assent - procedure after bills passed
Chapter 23 - Committees
SO (272) Standing Order - Committees - general provisions
SO (273) Standing Order - Committees - number of Members
SO (274) Standing Order - Committees - appointment or discharge of Members
SO (275) Standing Order - Committees - Speaker, Deputy Speaker and Assistant Speaker exempt
SO (276) Standing Order - Committees - personal interest
SO (277) Standing Order - Committees - notice of appointment
SO (278) Standing Order - Committees - ballot
SO (279) Standing Order - Committees - first meeting
SO (280) Standing Order - Committees - quorum
SO (281) Standing Order - Committees - quorum not present at first meeting
SO (282) Sessional Order - Committees - Election of Chair and Deputy Chair (adopted 5 May 2015)
SO (282) Standing Order - Committees - election of Chair and Deputy Chair
SO (283) Standing Order - Committees - casting and deliberate vote
SO (284) Standing Order - Committees - absence of Chair
SO (285) Standing Order - Committees - minutes
SO (286) Standing Order - Committees - quorum not present during meeting
SO (287) Standing Order - Committees - times of sitting
SO (288) Standing Order - Committees - persons, papers, records and exhibits
SO (289) Standing Order - Committees - witnesses
SO (290) Standing Order - Committees - counsel
SO (291) Standing Order - Committees - examination of witnesses
SO (292) Standing Order - Committees - recording of evidence
SO (293) Standing Order - Committees - correction of evidence
SO (294) Standing Order - Committees - admission to hearings
SO (295) Standing Order - Committees - deliberative meetings closed
SO (296) Standing Order - Committees - in camera evidence
SO (297) Standing Order - Committees - no disclosure unless authorised
SO (298) Standing Order - Committees - serious allegations to be reported immediately
SO (299) Standing Order - Committees - referrals and tabling of reports
SO (300) Standing Order - Committees - draft report
SO (301) Standing Order - Committees - consideration of draft report
SO (302) Standing Order - Committees - report - Chair to sign
SO (303) Standing Order - Committees - report tabled
SO (303A) Standing Order - Government responses to committee reports
SO (304) Standing Order - Committees - report - order to print
SO (305) Standing Order - Committees - report - tabling with the Clerk
SO (306) Sessional Order - Committee Reports - Tabling in the House and Debate (adopted 23 March 2016)
SO (306) Standing Order - Committees - report - tabling in the House and debate
SO (307) Standing Order - Committees - report - action on report
SO (308) Standing Order - Committees - witnesses - payment of witnesses
SO (309) Standing Order - Committees - committee lists
SO (310) Standing Order - Committees - similar committees
SO (311) Standing Order - Committees - conference with Council committee
SO (312) Standing Order - Committees - conference desired by message
SO (313) Standing Order - Committees - communicate by word of mouth
SO (314) Standing Order - Committees - committee of House to report proceedings at a conference
SO (315) Standing Order - Committees - standing committees - appointment
SO (316) Standing Order - Committees - standing committees - rules
SO (317) Standing Order - Committees - standing committees
SO (318) Standing Order - Committees - Speaker ex-officio Member
SO (319) Standing Order - Committees - joint committees - names stated
SO (320) Standing Order - Committees - joint committees - first meeting
SO (321) Standing Order - Committees - joint committees - quorum
SO (322) Standing Order - Committees - joint committees - report
SO (323) Sessional Order - Legislation Committees (adopted 5 May 2015)
SO (323) Standing Order - Committees - legislation committees