Canada, Senate Debates, “Special Joint Committee—Questions Respecting Procedure—Speaker’s Ruling on Point of Order Reversed”, 32nd Parl, 1st Sess (12 November 1980)
By: Canada (Parliament)
Citation: Canada, Senate Debates, 32nd Parl, 1st Sess, 1980 at 1201.
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SPECIAL JOINT COMMITTEE QUESTIONS RESPECTING
PROCEDURE SPEAKER’S RULING ON POINT OF ORDER
The Hon. the Speaker: Honourable senators, I asked the
Clerk of the Senate to research the question raised by the
Leader of the Opposition, and he has done so. For my own
part, I examined the rules and tried to understand exactly
what they mean. The Clerk and I met today and compared
notes, with the intention of providing a written ruling
Unless honourable senators insist that I give my ruling
today, I think I will reserve it until tomorrow.