New Issues for Securities Practice

Course Date: October 4, 2002

Underlying Principles of Parliamentary

Using the Rules Sensibly and Intelligently

Majority, Tie Votes, Abstentions

Chair’s Debating and Voting Rights

Open and Closed (“In-camera”) Meetings


Handling Main Motions and Amendments

Revisiting Previous Decisions (Reconsideration, Rescission, Renewal)

Motions to Refer, Postpone, “Table”

Rules of Debate, Closing Debate (“Calling the Question”)