THE DIRECTIONS ISSUED BY THE SPEAKER UNDER RULES OF PROCEDURE AND CONDUCT OF BUSINESS IN LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.
INTRODUCTION AND PUBLICATION OF BILLS
26. Notice of motion for leave to introduce Government Bills .-(1) A Minister desiring to move for leave to introduce a Bill shall give notice in writing of his intention to do so.
(2) The period of notice of a motion for leave to introduce a Bill under this Direction shall be seven days unless the Speaker allows the motion to be made at a shorter notice.
27. Inclusion in the List of Business of motion for leave to introduce Bill.- No Bill shall be included for introduction in the list of business for a day until after copies thereof have been made available for the use of members for at least two days before the day on which the Bill is proposed to be introduced:
Provided that Appropriation Bills, Finance Bills and such secret Bills as are not put down in the list of business may be introduced without prior circulation of copies to the members:
Provided further that in other cases, where the Minister desires that the Bill may be introduced earlier than two days after the circulation of copies or even without prior circulation he shall give full reasons in a memorandum for the consideration of the Speaker explaining as to why the Bill is sought to be introduced without making available to members copies thereof, in advance, and if the Speaker gives permission the Bill shall be included in the list of business for the day on which the Bill is desired to be introduced.
31. Procedure for carrying out of corrections in bills at various stages.- No alteration shall be made in a Bill as introduced or in a Bill as reported by a select Committee except by way of an amendment adopted in the House:
Provided that the Speaker shall correct any obvious printing or clerical error at any stage of the Bill by issue of a corrigendum to the Bill:
Provided further that in the case a secret Bill printed by the department concerned before introduction, such a correction in the Bill as introduced shall not relate to an error affecting taxation.
32. Procedure for incorporating correction in the printed debate.- (1) Where an amendment to a clause has been moved and adopted by the House and subsequently the official draftsman while scrutinising the Bill as passed, has suggested any correction which has been accepted by the Speaker as a patent error such a correction shall be incorporated in the body of the amendment itself without any footnote in the printed debate.
(2) Where the Speaker has accepted a correction suggested by the official draftsman relating to clause and not to an amendment to a clause which has been adopted by the House, such a correction shall be indicated with an appropriate footnote in the printed debates as indicated below:-
"In view of the amendment of clause .................../part (........) of sub -clause (....................) of clause .....................(as the case may be) adopted by the House the words ...............occurring in clause .................../part (........) of sub-clause (...............) of clause ....................(As the case may be) were omitted or inserted as patent errors under the direction of the Speaker."
1.Introduction 5. Formalities Respecting Bills Annexure-A Annexure-E 2.Legislative Programme & Policy 6. Introduction & Printing of Bills Annexure-B Annexure-F 3. Instructions & Preparation of Bills 7. Processing & Passing of Bills in Assembly Annexure-C Annexure-G 4. Approval of Bills by Cabinet 8. Presentation of Bills for Asscent & Publication as Acts Annexure-D Home