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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 16

XVII.—Addresses to the Governor

XVII.—Addresses to the Governor.

251. Addresses to the Governor are presented

Addresses to the Governor, how presented

by the whole House, or by such Members as the House may name for that purpose.
252. When an Address is presented by

When Address presented by the whole House

the whole House, Mr. Speaker, with the House, proceeds to His Excellency's residence, and being introduced, Mr. Speaker reads the Address to His Excellency, the Members who moved and seconded such Address being on his left hand.
253. The concurrence of one House in an

Concurrence of Houses signified by Message

Address communicated by the other is signified by Message.
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Joint Addresses

254. Joint Addresses of both Houses are presented to the Governor by both Houses, or in such other manner as may be agreed upon.

Legislative Council learns His Excellency's pleasure

255. The Legislative Council learns His Excellency's pleasure when he will receive a Joint Address, and communicates the same to the House of Representatives.

Form of presenting Joint Address

256. When a Joint Address is presented to the Governor by both Houses, the Speaker and Members of the Council, and Mr. Speaker, with this House, proceeds to His Excellency's residence, and being admitted to the Governor's presence, the Speaker of the Council (with Mr. Speaker on his left hand) reads the Address to the Governor.

Governor's answer reported by Mr. Speaker

257. The Governor's answer to any Address presented by the whole House is reported by Mr. Speaker.

Or, by one of the Members who presented the Address

258. The Governor's answer to any Address presented otherwise than by the whole House, is reported to the House by one of the Members who presented the Address.