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Chapter 7 Senators' Roll, Attendance And Places Of Senators: 47 Leave Of Absence To Senators



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CHAPTER 7

SENATORS’ ROLL, ATTENDANCE AND PLACES OF SENATORS

  • Leave of absence to senators

(1) Leave of absence may be given by the Senate to a senator on motion after notice, stating the cause and period of absence. The notice of motion shall have precedence as business of the Senate.

(2) A senator shall be excused from service in the Senate or on a committee so long as the senator has leave of absence.

(3) A senator having leave of absence shall forfeit it by attending the Senate before the expiration of the leave.