House of Representatives Practice, 6th edition – HTML version

11 - Financial legislation

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While the processing of financial legislation1 follows basically the same pattern as that of ordinary bills, there are additional requirements imposed by the standing orders, and ultimately, by the Constitution. Constitutional requirements also influence the form of financial legislation.

Constitutional provisions

Former financial procedures

Bills containing special appropriations

Appropriation and supply bills

Taxation bills


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