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Chapter 14 Motions And Questions: 84 Putting Of Question

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84 Putting of question

(1) When a motion has been moved, a question on it shall be proposed to the Senate by the President.

(2) When the debate on a question is concluded, the President shall put the question to the Senate.

(3) The President may order a complicated question to be divided.

(4) A question being put shall be resolved in the affirmative or negative, by the majority of voices, “aye” or “no”.

(5) The President shall state whether the “ayes” or “noes” have it, and if that opinion is challenged the question shall be decided by division.