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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 16

XIV.—Messages between the Two Houses

XIV.—Messages between the Two Houses.

228. Bills and Messages from the Legislative

Messages from Legislative Council, how received

Council may be received from any Member page 36 of the Council by the Speaker in full House, or at the Bar of the House by a Clerk of the House, through a Clerk of the Council.

How communicated to the Legislative Council

229. The Clerk of The House of Representatives may communicate Messages to the Clerk of the Legislative Council, at the Bar of the Council, in order that they may be communicated to the Speaker at the earliest opportunity, without interrupting the public business. But Messages may also be sent by any Members named thereto by the House. Messages from one House to the other shall be in writing, and may be communicated by the Clerk-Assistant of each House respectively, unless the House transmitting the Message shall otherwise direct.

Message communicated by Mr. Speaker

230. So soon as any business proceeding when a Message from the Legislative Council is received has been disposed of, Mr. Speaker communicates such Message to the House.