Chapter 23 - Communication between the two houses

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Standing Orders

152 Methods of communication

Communications with the House of Representatives may be by message, by conference, or by committees conferring with each other.

153 Messages from the Senate

A message from the Senate to the House of Representatives shall be in writing, signed by the President or Deputy President, and delivered by a clerk at the table or the Usher of the Black Rod.

154 Communicating a resolution

A motion may be moved at any time, without notice, that any resolution of the Senate be communicated by message to the House of Representatives.

155 Messages from the House of Representatives

A message from the House of Representatives shall be received, if the Senate is sitting, by a clerk at the table, and, if the Senate is not sitting, by the Clerk of the Senate, and shall be reported by the President as early as convenient, and a future time fixed for its consideration, or it may, by leave, be dealt with at once.

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