ACT Legislative Assembly

Chapter 24

Standing Orders

This chapter sets out the procedures relating to the suspension and duration of standing orders of the Assembly.


Motion to suspend without notice

272. In cases of necessity, any standing order or orders of the Assembly may be suspended on motion, duly moved, without notice: provided that such motion is carried by an absolute majority of Members. (Amended 9 March 1995)

Limitation of suspension

273. The suspension of standing orders is limited in its operation to the particular purpose for which the suspension has been sought.


In force until altered

274. These standing orders shall continue in force until altered, amended or repealed.


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