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Chapter 20 Bills: 122 Third Reading

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122 Third reading

(1) When the report of the committee of the whole is adopted, a future day shall be fixed for the third reading.

(2) When the order of the day for the third reading of a bill is called on, the question shall be proposed - That this bill be now read a third time.

(3) An amendment may be moved to that question by leaving out “now”, and adding “this day 6 months”, which, if carried, shall finally dispose of the bill. No other amendment may be moved to the question for the third reading.

(4) After the third reading no further question shall be put, and the bill shall be taken to have been passed by the Senate.