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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 16

IX.—Committee of Supply

IX.—Committee of Supply.

144. The Estimates of Expenditure for

Estimates trausmitted by message.

the service of the Province are transmitted by message from the Superintendent and taken into consideration in Committee of Supply.
145. On the Order of the Day being read

Committee of Supply.

I for Committee of Supply, Mr. Speaker puts page 32 the question "That I do now leave the Chair," &c.

Omitting or reducing items.

146. When a motion is made in Committee of Supply, to omit or reduce any item of a vote, a question shall be proposed from the Chair for omitting or reducing such item accordingly, and members shall speak to such question only, until it has been disposed of.

Proposed in order of printed Estimates.

147. When several motions are offered, they shall be taken in the order in which the items to which they relate, appear in the printed Estimates.

No motion to he made relating to any prior item.

148. After a question has been proposed from the Chair for omitting or reducing any item, no motion shall be made or debate allowed upon any preceding item.

Question put on the original or reduced vote.

149. Where it has been proposed to omit or reduce items in a vote, the question shall be afterwards put upon the original vote, or upon the reduced vote, as the case may be.

Adoption of resolutions agreed to in Committee.

150. Resolutions of the Committee of Supply reported to the Council are, on motion to that effect, put to the Council for adoption, or may be amended, postponed, recommitted, or disagreed to.
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151. No amendment, whereby the charge

Reported resolutions not to be amended so as to increase charge upon the people.

upon the people will be increased, may be made to any such resolution, unless such charge so increased shall not exceed the charge already existing by virtue of any Act of Parliament or Ordinance of the Council.
152. Motions for Addresses to the Superintendent

Motions for sums to be placed on Estimates to be considered in Committee.

requesting that sums be placed on the Estimates are considered in Committee of Supply.