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Tuesday, 18 April 1972
Page: 1750

Mr BRYANT (Wills) - I move-

After paragraph (b) insert the following paragraph: (ba) That the standing orders be amended by inserting after standing order 49 the following new standing order: "49a. That, at 10 p.m. each sitting day, the Speaker shall put the question: - That the House do now adjourn - which question shall be open to debate; if the House be in committee at that hour, the Chairman shall in like manner put the question - That he do leave the Chair and report to the House; and upon such report being made the Speaker shall forthwith put the question - That the House do now adjourn - which question shall be open to debate: Provided that if the House or the committee be in division at the time named, the Speaker or the Chairman shall not put the question referred to until the result of such division has been declared; and if the business under discussion shall not have been disposed of at such adjournment it shall appear on the Notice Paper for the next sitting day".'.

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