Chapter 25 - Standing Order No 140 - Second reading
Standing Order No. 140
(1) On the order of the day being read for the second reading of a bill, the question will be proposed:
(4) When a standing or select committee has reported on a bill, a future day may be fixed for the second reading.
(a) "That this bill be now read a second time", or
(b) "That the order be postponed or discharged".
(2) An amendment may be moved to the question for second reading:
(a) by leaving out "now" and inserting "this day 6 months", which if carried will finally dispose of the bill,
(b) by referring the bill to a standing or select committee, or
(c) by moving the previous question.
(3) A bill which has been ordered to be read "this day 6 months" may not be considered again in the same session.
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