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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 respect-
ing, 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, 17-Not 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 76——Bri-
bery practices to be severely punished, ib.- -And the
offer of money, &c., to a Member, ib.

Messages between the two Houses. How regulated, Rules

Messengers. See Officers and Servants of the House.

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 given notices, 31-Dis-
pensed 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 contem-
plated in Notice, Committee thereon is to call the atten-
tion of the House thereto, 63.


Notice of Sitting of Committee on ary 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 Expense 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, 121n the House, 17-In Committee of the Whole House, 75-77.


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. Rales 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 78.


Petitions. Presentation and reception of, Rules 85 86y be either written or printed, 85- If complaining of pr. eat personal grievance, may be immediately discussed, 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.

Privilege. Questions of, have precedence, Rule 38.
QUEEN, HER Majesty the :

No Member to speak disrespectfully of, Rule 13.


Members not to speak beside the Question, Rule 13-

May be read. when required, 14-
to read Orders of the Day, 28-
Rules concerning, 30-37,

-Superseded by Motion
-Questions and Motions,

Questions put by Members. Rule as to Questions to Min-
isters of the Crown, and others, 29-Two days' Notice
thereof required, 31.

Quorum. Twenty Members required to form a quorum,
page 6- Adjournment for want of, Rule 1-If no
quorum, names of Members present to be recorded, 4—
Quorum of a Committee, 79.

Reading Room. Access thereto, Rule 114- -Subscription
to Newspapers, 119.

Reports. How made, Rule 80——Reports on Private Bills,


Saturday. House does not ordinarily sit on, Rule 1.


Select Committees. See Committees, Select.


Their amendments to Bills, where placed on the Orders,
Rule 23-Private Bills from, to be considered by Com-
mittee on Standing Orders without special reference, 51
-Their Amendments to Private Bills to be referred to
same Committee as the Bill, 68.

Not to originate or amend Supply or Money Bills, Rule
89-Except in certain cases, 90- -May search Journal
of Commons, 92-Intercourse with, by Message, 95-98
-Conferences with, 99.

Senators, Attending the Debates, Rule 100.


To apprehend Strangers behaving improperly, Rule 5.
To announce Messages from the Senate, 7

-His respon-
sibility and jurisdiction, 107-Entitled to a fee for cus-
tody of Strangers, 108.

Servants: See Officers and Servants.

Standing Orders. Pages 76-78.


His duties at the Meeting and Adjournment of the
House, Rules 1-4- -To direct Strangers to withdraw,
when required, 6—To take the Chair and receive Black
Rod, 7.


To preserve Orler, and decide questions of Order, Rule
-Not to debate, and only to give a Casting Vote, 9.
To read Motions before debate thereon, 33- -To apprise
the House of Unparliamentary Motions, 37.

To appoint Chairman in Committees of the Whole House,
Rule 75-To determine allowances to Witnesseз, 81
-Not to allow discussion on Presenting Petitions, 86
-To name Members to carry Messages to Senate, 96.


SPEAKER, continued.

To have full control over Parliamentary Agents, Rules
72, 73-To fix hours of attendance of Officers and Clerks,
101--To fill up vacancies in the offices, and fix salaries
of new Employés, 102- -To give necessary orders to the
Clerk of the House, 104--To control the employment of
Extra Writers, 110-His authority in respect to the
Library, 112-114--To direct newspapers to be subscribed.
for, 119.

Speeches: See Debates.

Strangers. If guilty of misconduct, or not withdrawing
when directed, to be taken in custody, Rule 5--Not
to be discharged without special order, ib--Strangers
committed, not to be discharged until payment of a Fee
to the Serjeant, 108--Strangers to withdraw, 6.


Supply Votes to be first recommended by the Governor'
page 58-Motions for Supply not to be presently entered
upon; To be first discussed in Committee of the Whole
House, Rule 88--Supply Bills to originate in the Com-
mons, and not to be altered by the Senate, 89-Excep-
tions to this Rule, 87–90.

Suspension of Rules. On Petitions for Private Bills, Rule
55--On Private Bills, 60–69.

Third Reading of Bills. When to take place, Rules 20-


Toll Bridge Bills. Require Special Notices, Rule 52,

Trade. Bills concerning, how introduced, Rule 41.

Travelling Expenses of Employés. Not to be allowed to
them, Rule 109.

Unparliamentary Motions, Rule 37.

Unprovided Cases, Rule 120.

Votes and Proceedings. Certain Notices to be appended
thereto, Rules 31, 60.


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