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Chapter 26 Tabling Of Documents: 169 Motions After Tabling

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169 Motions after tabling

(1) On a document being laid before the Senate, it shall be in order to move:

(a) that a day be appointed for its consideration; or

(b) that it be printed.

(2) Where a motion is moved by leave in relation to a document presented to the Senate, including a document presented to the President when the Senate is not sitting, a senator speaking to such a motion shall not speak for more than 10 minutes, and debate on the motion shall not exceed 30 minutes; where 2 or more such motions are moved in succession, debate on all motions shall not exceed 60 minutes.

(amended 13 February 1997)