Chapter 28 - Messages from the Governor-General

173 Presentation of message

  1. A message from the Governor-General shall be reported to the Senate by the President as soon as practicable after its receipt.
  2. A message from the Governor-General may be presented to the Senate by a minister at any time, but not during a debate, or so as to interrupt a senator speaking.
  3. The message may be at once taken into consideration, or ordered to be printed, or a future day may be fixed for taking it into consideration.