MANUAL OF PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURES IN THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

1 Introduction 2 General Questions 3 Questions 4 Laying of Papers on the Table of the House 5 Motions, Official Statements, Short Duration Discussions & Resolutions 6 Presidents Address 7 Budget 8 Assurances 9 Legislation 10 Legislation in Respect of States under the Presidents Rule 11 Subordinate Legislation 12 Committees of Parliament 13 Consultative Committees 14 Nomination of Members of Parliament on Committees, Councils, Boards, … Continue reading MANUAL OF PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURES IN THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

STANDING COMMITTEES OF PARLIAMENT

Lok Sabha         Sl. Name of the Committee Whether elected or nominated No. of members Term 1 2 3 4 5 1. Business Advisory Committee Nominated 15 Till reconstituted 2. Committee on Private Members’ Bills and Resolutions Nominated 15 One year 3. Committee on Petitions Nominated 15 Till reconstituted 4. Committee on Estimates Elected 30 One year 5. Committee of Privileges Nominated 15 Till reconstituted 6. … Continue reading STANDING COMMITTEES OF PARLIAMENT

Parliamentary Terms 1

act adjourn adjourn for more than 3 days adjournment sine die adjournment to a day and time certain advice and consent amendment amendment in the nature of a substitute appeal appropriation authorization authorizations act balanced budget baseline bill budget authority budget resolution Calendar of Business caucus chairman chaplain “christmas tree” bill class clean bill cloakroom closed sessions cloture committee committee amendment committee calendar committee jurisdiction … Continue reading Parliamentary Terms 1

ADJOURNMENT MOTIONS

A Parliamentary procedural term The purpose of Adjournment Motion is to draw the attention of the House to a definite matter of urgent public importance and seek discussion on the subject forthwith by adjourning the Business before the House. This gives an opportunity to a member to raise an issue to discuss it thereadbare on the Floor of the House. The principal ingredients of the motion are as follows : (i) The matter … Continue reading ADJOURNMENT MOTIONS