Rules and Forms of the House of Commons of Canada; With Annotations and an Extensive Index a Compendium of Canadian Parliamentary Practice Prepared for the Use of Members of Parliament
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...day for a Committee is superseded and dropped when the Chairman reports progress but refrains, upon a direction given by the committee, from asking leave to sit again. M. 414. 545 A Committee of the Whole has no power either to adjourn its own sittings or to adjourn its consideration of any matter to a future sitting. If its consideration of a bill or any other matter be not concluded, or if all the matters referred to it have not been considered, the Chairman must be directed to report progress and ask leave to sit again. If the committee has agreed to certain resolutions but is unable to conclude the discussion of other resolutions, it is customary to direct the Chairman to report progress upon those under consideration. 546 The Committee cannot-agree to any clauses involving payments out of the public funds, or imposing any tax or charge upon the people unless such clauses have been previously considered by resolution in Committee of the Whole. Rule 56. Proceedings Reported. All amendments made in committee are reported by the Chairman to the House, which shall receive the same forthwith. After report the bill is open to debate and amendment, before it is ordered for a third reading. But when a bill is reported without amendment, it is forthwith ordered to be read a third time at such time as may be appointed by the House. See Rule 52. 547 When the Committee have fully considered the bill, the Chairman makes the report in the following words: "The Committee have considered Bill No and directed me to report the same with (or without) amendment." 548 If the bill is reported without amendment, the Speaker puts the question: "When shall the bill be read a third time." The House, at this stage, may decide by a majority vote...
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