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NSW Legislative Assembly Practice, Procedure and Privilege

NSW Legislative Assembly Practice, Procedure and Privilege

T​​​his edition is currently under review. It is recommended that the reader refer to the Standing and Sessional Orders  and the Short Guide to Procedures  for current practice

 

Speaker's Foreword
Preface
Table of Contents
Part One Chapter 1 - Sources of Information
Part One Chapter 2 - The Constituent Parts of Parliament
Part One Chapter 3 - The Parliamentary Buildings and Precincts
Part One Chapter 4 - Proceedings on the Meeting of Parliament
Part One Chapter 5 - Speaker, Other Office Holders and Officers
Part One Chapter 6 - Members' Pledge of Loyalty, Roll, Leave of Absence
Part One Chapter 7 - Members' Ethics and Code of Conduct
Part One Chapter 8 - Records of the House
Part One Chapter 9 - The Parliamentary Calendar and Elections
Part One Chapter 10 - Sitting and Adjournment of the House
Part One Chapter 11 - Rules of Debate
Part One Chapter 12 - Business
Part One Chapter 13 - Petitions
Part One Chapter 14 - Questions Seeking Information
Part One Chapter 15 - Notices of Motions
Part One Chapter 16 - Motions, Questions, Votes and Resolutions
Part One Chapter 17 - Amendments to Motions
Part One Chapter 18 - Orders of the Day
Part One Chapter 19 - Divisions and Bells
Part One Chapter 20 - Passage of Legislation
Part One Chapter 21 - Consideration in Detail
Part One Chapter 22 - Financial Procedures
Part One Chapter 23 - Disorder
Part One Chapter 24 - Visitors
Part One Chapter 25 - Papers and Documents
Part One Chapter 26 - Committees
Part One Chapter 27 - Witnesses
Part One Chapter 28 - Standing and Sessional Orders
Part One Chapter 29 A Citizen's Right of Reply
Part One Chapter 30 - Register of Pecuniary and Other Interests
Part One Chapter 31 - Remuneration and Entitlements for Members
Part One Chapter 32 - The Mace
Part One Chapter 33 - Removal of Judicial Officers and Independent Statutory Officers
Part One Chapter 34 - The Parliament's Role in Referring Matters to or Expanding Powers of Investigatory Bodies
Part One Chapter 35 - Accountability Legislation
Part Two Chapter 1 - Introduction to Parliamentary Privilege
Part Two Chapter 2 - Such Powers and Privileges as are Implied by Reason of Necessity
Part Two Chapter 3 - Such Privileges as were Imported by the Adoption of the Bill of Rights
Part Two Chapter 4 - Privilege Conferred by Legislation and Related Matters
Part Two Chapter 5 - Other Matters
Appendix A - Explanation of the Routine of Business
Appendix B - Passage of Legislation
Appendix C - Council Amendments to an Assembly Bill
Appendix D - Assembly Amendments to a Council Bill
Appendix E - Bills Appropriating Revenue or Moneys for the Ordinary Annual Services of the Government Section 5A Constitution ...
Appendix F - Legislative Assembly Bills other than those Appropriating Revenue or Moneys for the Ordinary Annual Services of ...
Appendix G - Qualification and Disqualification of Members of Parliament