Rule 8.16 (Suspension)

Official Report 9 May 2007 – in the Scottish Parliament at 12:06 pm on 9th May 2007.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of George Reid George Reid None 12:06 pm, 9th May 2007

I am now minded to take a motion without notice, that motion S3M-1, a copy of which has been placed on members' desks and which is supported by all parties in the chamber, be taken at this meeting of Parliament.

Motion moved,

That motion S3M-1 be taken at this meeting of the Parliament.—[Alasdair Morgan.]

Photo of George Reid George Reid None

This is a two-step process. The first question is, that the motion without notice be agreed to. Are we agreed?

Motion agreed to.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees that, for the purposes of electing a Presiding Officer and two Deputy Presiding Officers, the third sentence of Rule 8.16 of Standing Orders be suspended and that under Rule 8.16 thus varied, this meeting of the Parliament be adjourned until 3.00 pm on Monday 14 May 2007.—[Alasdair Morgan.]

Photo of George Reid George Reid None

The second question is, that motion S3M-1, on suspension of standing orders, to allow this meeting of Parliament to be adjourned, be agreed to. Are we agreed?

Motion agreed to.

Meeting adjourned until 15:00 on 14 May 2007.

As directed by rule 1.2(5) of the standing orders of the Scottish Parliament, the text of the oath of allegiance, in accordance with section 2 of the Promissory Oaths Act 1868, is as follows:

I, [name of Member], do swear that I will be faithful and bear true Allegiance to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, Her heirs and successors, according to Law, so help me God.

The text of the solemn affirmation, in accordance with section 6(1) of the Oaths Act 1978, is as follows:

I, [name of Member], do solemnly, sincerely and truly declare and affirm, that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, Her heirs and successors, according to Law.