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Chapter 2 Office Of The President: 8 Presentation To Governor-General

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8 Presentation to Governor-General

(1) Having been conducted to the chair, the senator so elected shall return acknowledgments to the Senate and assume the chair.

(2) Senators may congratulate the President, and a minister shall inform the Senate of the time at which the Governor-General will receive the Senate for the purpose of presenting their President, and the sitting of the Senate shall then be suspended or adjourned until that time, unless the Governor-General receives the Senate at once.

(3) Before the Senate proceeds to any business, the President, accompanied by senators, shall be presented to the Governor-General.