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Brevier Legislative Reports, Volume XXIV, 1888, 660 pp.
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CONDENSED PARLIAMENTARY PRACTICE.

PARLIAMENTARY PROCEEDINGS. Trace each motion to its resPective rerer- encee and you master at a glance the intricacies of Parliamentary usages, comprising some -three hundred points of order: Motion to adjourn ..................A B 01 M N P Motion to determine time to which to adjourn' -..-....-.. ..................BEHIMNP Motlon to amend .......... .....-_.C E H IMNP Motion to amend an amendment .. C E G I M N P Motion to amend the rules.C e H I L N. P Motion to appeal from Speaker's decision re indecorum.. ..... ..._ ......A B H I M N Q Motion to appeal from Speaker's decision gen- eralan....... . "...... . .....C E G'I M N Q 'Cali to order......... .....::.... ..AE tII M O Q Motion to close debate on gneBuon. A a H I L N P Motion to 'ommit........w ....C F H I M N P Motion. to extend limits of debate on questions .............A E H I M N P Leave to continue speaking after indecorum ........... ....A E LIMN P Motion .that.. .do lie on the table._.A NO K M N P Motion to limit debate on question..A E H I LN P 'Objection to consideration of question .. .... ..._....AEGILOQ Motion for the orders of the day. A E 0151 O Q Motion to postpone to a definite time .....:............. ..._...._.-..D E H I M NP Motion to postpone Indefinitely .'..B L G 115 N P Motion for previous question...... B G I L N P -Questions toucbipg priority' of bue.Aness ........ ......................AEHIM NP Questions of privilege.............C E H I M N P Reading papers. , .. .A 50151 N P Motion to reconsider adebatable question .. ....... .,.....C F G J M'N P emotion to reconsider an undebatable question .. ............... A E G J M N P Motion to rec F H J M N P Motion; that committee do not rise. A E G J MN P -Question whether subject shalt be discussed ........ .. .GAE01LOQ. Motion to make subject a special order -." _ . . C B H I E N P To substitute in the nature of an amend- ment. ........ ........L L H' I M N P Motion to suspend the rules.CE H J MN P Motion to takerom the table..A E G K L N Y T take up a question out of its proper order + . ..............._..AEGILNP Motion to withdraw a motion.....A BG I x NP Qiestions of precedence of questions .....:.. ....... -....S T U v W X Y Forms in which the question may be put ............... ... .............z a b o d e f a PARLIAMENTARY RULES.' w A. Question ondebatuble; sometimes remarks rY tacitly allowed. B. Undebatable if another question is before the assembly. C. Debatable question. D. Limited debate only on propriety of post- ponement. E. Does not allow reference to main ques- .a tion. F. Opens the main question to debate. . 0, Cannot be amended. a' H. May be amended. I. Can be reconsidered. J. Cannot be reconsidered. K. An affirmative;v.ote on this question can :sx not be reconsidered. L. Requires two-third vote on this question unless special rules havebeen enacted. M. Simple majority suffices to determine the question. Fyn N. Motion must be seconded. o. Does not require to be seconded. P. l rot in order when another has the floor. Q. Always in order though another has they floor. B. May be moved and entered on the record { when another has the floor,, but the busine then before the assembly may not be _ put aside. The motion must be made by one 'who voted with the prevailing side, and . on the same day the original vote was taken. s. 'Fixing the time to which an adjournment may be made; ran-ks first. T. To adjourn without limitation; second.. U. Motions for the Orders of the Day; third: v. Motion that. _ _ .do lie on the table; fourth. w. Motion for the previous question; fifth. x Motion to postpone deflnitely; sixth. Y. Motion to commit; 'seventh. z. Motion to amend; eighth. a. Motion to postpone indefinitely; ninth. b. On motion to 'strike out words,. "Shall. the words stand part of the motion? unless ak majority sustains the words they are st;uak' out. c. On motion for previi us question the fob to be observed is, "Shall the main question be now put?" This, if carried, ends debbate. d. On an appeal from the Chair's decision, "Shall the decision be sustained as the ruling of the house?" The chair is generally sue tamed. e. On motion for Orders of the DSy, "Will ; the house now proceed" to the Orders : of the Day?" This, If carried, aupercedes'inter' ; . venyng motions. k . f. Whenan objection is raised to oonsiderin - question, "Shall the question be considered?' objection may be made by any member before debate has aommenoed, but not subsequently.
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