House of Representatives Practice (3rd edition)

Published: 1997

Editor: L. M. Barlin, Clerk of the House of Representatives
Assistant editors: B. C. Wright, First Clerk Assistant; P. E. Fowler, Senior Parliamentary Officer (Procedure Office)

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Preliminary pages

Title pages (PDF 133 KB)

Contents (ix) (PDF 1.1 MB)

Reference guide (xl-xli) (PDF 134 KB)


Chapter 1: The Parliament (PDF 1.9 MB)

Chapter 2: The role of the House of Representatives (PDF 634 KB)

Chapter 3: Disagreements between the Houses (PDF 1.7 MB)

Chapter 4: House, Government and Opposition (PDF 2.5 MB)

Chapter 5: Elections and the electoral system (PDF 1.2 MB)

Chapter 6: Parliament House and the House of Representatives Chamber (PDF 1.2 MB)

Chapter 7: Members (PDF 1.6 MB)

Chapter 8: The Speaker, Deputy Speakers and Officers (PDF 3 MB)

Chapter 9: The parliamentary calendar (PDF 1.6 MB)

Chapter 10: Routine of business and the sitting day (PDF 2.5 MB)

Chapter 11: Motions (PDF 3 MB)

Chapter 12: Legislation (PDF 7.3 MB)

Chapter 13: Control and conduct of debate (PDF 2.6 MB)

Chapter 14: Questions (PDF 1.6 MB)

Chapter 15: Matters of public importance (PDF 680 KB)

Chapter 16: Private Members' business (PDF 876 KB)

Chapter 17: Papers and documents (PDF 1.7 MB)

Chapter 18: Parliamentary committees (PDF 6 MB)

Chapter 19: Parliamentary privilege (PDF 3.1 MB)

Chapter 20: Parliament and the citizen (PDF 1 MB)