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Chapter 9 Times Of Sittings And Routine Of Business: 66 Formal Motions



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CHAPTER 9

TIMES OF SITTINGS AND ROUTINE OF BUSINESS

66 Formal motions

(1) At the time provided for formal motions the President shall inquire with respect to each motion of which notice has been given for the day, at the request of the senator who gave the notice, whether there is any objection to its being taken as a formal motion, and if no objection is taken by any senator, the motion shall be deemed to be a formal motion.

(2) Formal motions shall take precedence of all other motions and orders of the day and shall be disposed of in the order in which they stand on the Notice Paper.

(3) A formal motion shall be put and determined without amendment or debate.

(amended 13 February 1997)