New Zealand Parliament Pāremata Aotearoa


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Parliamentary Rules

Parliament has a body of rules, built up over many years, to guide the effective, efficient use of House time and ensure fairness among the different parties.

Debating Chamber at New Zealand Parliament

Rules of the House

Here is a brief introduction to the rules which apply to the House and its committees. These rules include Standing Orders, Speakers' Rulings and Sessional Orders.