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SECTION XI.

When the Speaker may take the Chair. Forty must be present, 81 Reason of non-adjournment till four o'clock, 81 And swearing in of members in the interim, 81 If forty are not present, the Speaker of his own authority ad

journs the house, 81 The same rule holds with committees of the whole house, 81 Speaker may take the chair on the black rod's knocking at the

door, 82 Mode of adjournment where forty members are not present, 82 Mode of proceeding on a division, and not forty present, 82 Speaker, or Chairman, counts as one, 82

SECTION XII.

As to not admitting Strangers into the House. Their exclusion is a motion of course,

82

SECTION XIII.

Of Leave to make a Motion. Leave is necessary only where the orders of the day have been

proceeded on, 83

SECTION XIV.

On a Division of the House.
Exclusion of strangers, 83
Telling, 83
Speaker's chamber, 84
And room, 84
Telling, 84
Report, 84
Course where only one member sides on a division, 84
Course on a dispute, 85
Report, 85

SECTION XV.

Of Messages between Lords and Commons.
From the Commons to the Lords, 85
From the Lords to the Commons, 85
Course on receiving a message from the Lords, 86

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