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  1. Entire by-law
  2. Part 1 - General
    1. 1. Authorisation
    2. 2. Interpretation
    3. 3. Definitions
  3. Part 2 - Application of the by-law
    1. 4. Application
    2. 5. Supplementation
  4. Part 3 - Meetings
    1. 6. Chairing of meetings
    2. 7. Commencement of meeting
    3. 8. Order of business
    4. 9. Urgent matters
    5. 10. Business to be disposed of
    6. 11. Meetings
    7. 12. Attendance of meetings
    8. 13. Leave of absence
    9. 14. Sanction for non-attendance
    10. 15. Minutes
    11. 16. Quorum
  5. Part 4 - Decisions
    1. 17. Unopposed matters
    2. 18. Manner of voting
    3. 19. Decisions
    4. 20. Unopposed business
    5. 21. Rescission of resolutions
  6. Part 5 - Public access
    1. 22. Admittance of public
    2. 23. Non-disclosure of matters
    3. 24. Exclusion of the public and media from meetings
    4. 25. Readmission of public and media to meetings
    5. 26. Invitation to non-member
    6. 27. Deputations
  7. Part 6 - Order in meetings
    1. 28. Conduct of non-councillors and members of the public
    2. 29. Conduct of councillors
    3. 30. Offences
  8. Part 7 - Rules of debate
    1. 31. Councillor to address chair
    2. 32. Order of priority
    3. 33. Precedence of speaker
    4. 34. Relevance
    5. 35. Right to speak
    6. 36. Duration of speeches
    7. 37. Reintroduction of motion or question
    8. 38. Notices of motions
    9. 39. Notices of questions
    10. 40. Absence of mover or questioner
    11. 41. Motions and questions on matters dealt with by committee
    12. 42. Recommendation of committee regarded as motion
    13. 43. Questions
    14. 44. Motion of exigency
    15. 45. Motions of course
    16. 46. Point of order
    17. 47. Point of explanation
    18. 48. Withdrawal of motion, amendment or question
    19. 49. Speaker’s ruling on points of order and explanation
    20. 50. Order of debate
    21. 51. That the motion be amended
    22. 52. That consideration of the matter be postponed
    23. 53. That the council do now adjourn to another date
    24. 54. That the council adjourn for a specified time
    25. 55. That the debate be adjourned
    26. 56. That the matter be put to the vote