STANDING ORDERS CHAPTER 21

MESSAGES AND ADDRESSES

178 Agreeing to an address proposed by the Council

 

When the House agrees to an address proposed by the Council, a message of confirmation will be sent to the Council, without a question being put.

179 Addresses to the Governor

 

(1)

The address-in-reply, as adopted, will be presented to the Governor by the Speaker, accompanied by the mover and seconder and any other members who wish to attend.

 

(2)

Any other address to the Governor will be presented by the Speaker, or by the Clerk on the Speaker's behalf, unless otherwise ordered by the House.

180 Addresses to the Sovereign

 

An address to the Sovereign or to members of the Royal Family will be forwarded to the Governor for presentation.

181 Message announced by Speaker or Chair

 

A written message from the Governor will be forwarded to the Speaker. It will be announced in the House by the Chair, but not during a debate, or so as to interrupt a member speaking

182 Governor's answer to an address

 

The Governor's answer to an address will be reported to the House by the Speaker