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Absence of Members. Not permitted without leave, Rule 18. Adjournment of the House. For want of a quorum, Rule 4

- Without disposing of Orders, 26 —Or of Motion under discussion, 27. Adjournment of the House, or Debate. Motions for, always in

order, Rule 30.—May be made without giving Notice, 31. Agreements Bills for confirming, Rule 57. Aid and Supply. See Supply. Amendments of the Senate to Bitls. Rules 23, 68. Amendments to Private Bills. Notice to be given of any

important amendment proposed in Committee, or at Third Reading, Rule 67 Amendments of the Senate to be

referred, 68. Annual Reports to the Legislature.--List of, to be prepared

by the Clerk, Rule 106.


Precedence in daily Routine, regulated, Rules 19-23
Rules as to introduction of, and proceedings upon, 39-48-
To be printed before Second Reading, 93.

See also, Private Bills.

Bribery Practices. Standing Orders relative to, Page 84.

Business of the House. Ordinary daily routine, Rule 19.

How disposed of, 20-28. Casting Vote. To be given by Speaker on an equal Division,

Rule 9-By the Chairman, in Private Bill Committees, 62. Chairman of Committees, Page 86.


To certify readings of Bills, Rule 44—To publish Rules respecting applications for Private Bills before every Session, 50 — To post up lists of Committees appointed, 74— To pay witnesses before committees, 81.

His responsibility and jurisdiction, Rule 104- -Certain duties required of him, 105, 106—To employ Extra Writers, as required, 110—--His authority with respect to the News Room, 119.

Commitment, Motion of. Precludes amendment of Main

Question, Rule 36.

Committees of the Whole House. How formed and regulated,

Rules 75-77 -On Bills reported from Committees, 22Proceedings in Committee on Bills, 46—-Proceedings on

Report, 47. Committees, Select. How appointed, Rule 78—Quorum, 79.

-Reports from, 80 Payment of Witnesses, 81 Lists of Committees to be posted up, 74. Committees (Standing) on Private Bills and Standing Orders.

Their duties, Rules 53-56, 59-66-Must report on every

Bill referred, 64.
Conferences with the Senate. How appointed, Rule 99.


Rules regulating, 9-15- -No Member to speak twice except in certain cases, 15- -To cease, after Members called in for Division, 82- Accommodation for Senators attending Debates, 100.

Deputy Speaker, Page 86.

Divisions. Rules concerning, 82, 83.

Double Returns. Members returned upon Double Returns to

withdraw till their Elections are determined. Standing

Orders, Page 84.
Dropped Orders of the Day. How disposed of, Rule 25.

ections. A Member to withdraw during the discussion of any question touching his election, Standing Orders, El Page 84


Employés. See Officers and Servants of the House.

Evening Sittings of the House, Rule 2.

Extra Writers. To be employed as required, Rule 110.

Fee on Private Bills. Payment thereof, Rule 18.

Fee to the Serjeant. For custody of Strangers, Rule 108.

First Reading of Bills. Questions for, to be decided withou

amendment or debate, Rule 42.

Government Orders. To have precedence on certain days,

Rules 19, 24.


No member to speak disrespectfully of, Rule 13.—A copy of the Journal to be sent to him daily, 91-–To originate, by Message, Supply Votes, Page 64- -To have access to the Library, Rule 112.

House of Commons of Great Britain. Rules of, to be followed

in unprovided cases, Rule 120.

Journal. Certified copy to be sent daily to the Governor

General, Rule 91 May be searched by Senate, 92.

Journal, Matters to be specially entered therein. Names of

Members present at adjournment for want of a quorum, Rule 4 -Reasons given by the Speaker on a Casting Vote, 9

-Yeas and Nays upon a Division, when demanded by five Members, 83. Law Clerk. His duties, Rule 48. Letters Patent. Bills for confirming, Rule 57. Librarian. His duties and responsibility, Rules 111-118. Library of Parliament. Regulation of, Rule 112-118. Meeting of the House. At three o'clock, p. m., each sitting

day, Rule 1- -Evening Sittings, 2— Motions respecting, may be made without Notice, 31.


To remain seated (upon adjournment) until Speaker retires, Rule 3- -Rules and Order in Debate, 10-15- Not to speak twice to a Question, 15- -Not to vote, if personally interested, 16—To preserve decorum in the House, 17Not to be absent without leave, 18—Answerable for propriety of Petitions, 84—To endorse Petitions ; and not debate them on presentation, 85, 86—Privileges with respect to the Library, 112-115.

To withdraw if their Election is discussed, or if returned upon Double Returns : Standing Orders, Page 84- -Bribery practices to be severely punished, ib. -Ănd the offer of money, &c., 'to a member, .

Messages between the two Houses.


How regulated, Rules

Messengers. See Officers and Servants of the House.
Model Bill. Rule 519., 59A.
Motions and Questions. Rules concerning, 30-37.
Newspapers and Periodicals. Subscriptions to, Rule 119.
Notices of Motions. Undisposed of at adjournment of the

House, Rule 27 --Mode of giving notices, 31-Dišpenised with, by unanimous consent, 32.

Notices of Private Bills. Rules relative thereto to be pub

lished, Rule 50- -Forms to be observed in intended applications for Private Bills, 51, 52- -Committee on Standing Orders to report thereon, without special reference, 53—If Bills contain provisions not contemplated in Notice, Committee thereon is to call the attention of the House thereto, 63.

Notice of Sitting of Committee on any Private Bill. To be

affixed in the Lobby and appended to the Votes, Rule 60 —No motion for a general suspension of such Notice to be entertained except after Report by Committee, 69.

Offensive Words. Against the Queen, or Royal Family, or the Governor, or either House, or any Member, 'not permitted, Rule 13.


Hours of attendance, Rule 101 — Vacancies among, how filled, 102——To finish the work of the Session, 103Authority of the Clerk in respect of, 104- -To have access to the Library, 112 -Messengers, &c., under control of the Serjeant-at-Arms, 107- - Travelling Expenses not to be allowed to Employés, 109—Employment of Extra Writers, 110.


In Adjournment of the House, Rule 3- -To be preserved by Mr. Speaker, 8-Points of Order to be decided by Mr. Speaker, with an appeal to the House, ib-- -In Debate, 12 In the House, 17 In Committee of the Whole House, 75-77. ORDERS OF THE DAY :

Precedence thereon regulated, Rules 19-28—Undisposed of, at adjournment of the House, 26. -Questions superseded by Motion to read Orders of the Day, 28- -To be placed on the Speaker's Table every morning, 105. Parliamentary Agents. Rules respecting, 72, 73. Pecuniary Interest. No member having a pecuniary interest

in any question may vote thereon, Rule 16. Personal Advantages offered to Members. Standing Order

respecting, Page 84. Petitions. Presentation and reception of, Rules 85–86

May be either written or printed, 85- -If complaining of present personal grievance, may be immediately dis

cussed, 86. Petitions for Private Bills. Rules concerning, 49-56—-To

be considered by Committee on Standing Orders without

special reference, 53. Previous Question. Rule 35. Printing. Of Private Bills to be before the Second Reading,

at the expense of the promoters, Rule 58-Of Public Bills, to be before the Second Reading, 93---Of other

documents, to be sanctioned by Printing Committee, 4. Private Bills. Rules concerning, 49-73.


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