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Rules Of Procedure And Conduct Of Business : State Legislative Assembly

Haryana Has Amended Several Provisions Under Its Rules Of Procedure And Conduct Of Business In The Legislative Assembly Of The State:

Several new provisions have also been added in order to maintain the decorum of the House and to ensure that prompt action is taken on recommendations made by the committees constituted by the Speaker.

  • In Rule 76, a new provision has been added, according to which during every sitting of the House, the presence of at least two ministers is a must, which was not maintained at times during discussion on certain Calling Attention Motions or other Business of the House.
  • To maintain the decorum of the House, another new provision has been added, according to which the members “shall not tear off documents in the House in protest”.
  • The new Sub-Rule 46(11) reads: “The question shall not contain more than 150 words in any case either typed or handwritten on one side of the page.” Officials say it has been done to have better clarity for the Ministers to give a specific reply to the query raised by the Member.
  • As per the new definition, Leader of Opposition means Leader of a Legislative Party having the largest number of members other than the party/parties that has formed the government and having the strength at least equal to the strength of the quorum of the House

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