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  1. Entire by-law
  2. Part 1 - General
    1. 1. Definitions
  3. Part 2 - Application of Rules
    1. 2. Application
    2. 3. Supplementation
  4. Part 3 - Meetings
    1. 4. Commencement of Meeting
    2. 5. Order of Business
    3. 6. Non-disclosure of Matters
    4. 7. Speaker may introduce urgent matter
    5. 8. Business to be transacted
    6. 9. Meetings
    7. 10. Attendance at Meetings
    8. 11. Leave of Absence
    9. 12. Sanction for Non-attendance
    10. 13. Minutes
    11. 14. Quorum
  5. Part 4 - Decisions
    1. 15. Unopposed Matters
    2. 16. Opposed matters
    3. 17. Decisions
    4. 18. Preference to unopposed business
  6. Part 5 - Public Access
    1. 19. Admittance of Public
    2. 20. Exclusion of the public from meetings
    3. 21. Re-admission of public and media to meetings
  7. Part 6 - Order in Meetings
    1. 22. Conduct of non-members and members of the public
    2. 23. Conduct of members
    3. 24. Offence
  8. Part 7 - Rules of Debate
    1. 25. Member to address the chair
    2. 26. Order of priority
    3. 27. Precedence of Speaker
    4. 28. Relevance
    5. 29. Right to speak
    6. 30. Length of speeches
    7. 31. Re-introduction of motion or question
    8. 32. Notices of motions
    9. 33. Notices of questions
    10. 34. Absence of mover or questioner
    11. 35. Motions and questions on matters dealt with by committee, executive mayor or member of the mayoral committee
    12. 36. Recommendation of the executive mayor regarded as motion
    13. 37. Questions
    14. 38. Motion of exigency
    15. 39. Motions of course
    16. 40. Points of order
    17. 41. Points of explanation
    18. 42. Withdrawal of motion, amendment or question
    19. 43. Speaker’s ruling on points of order and explanation
    20. 44. Order of debate
    21. 45. That the motion be amended
    22. 46. That consideration of the matter be postponed
    23. 47. That the council do now adjourn to another date
    24. 48. That the council adjourn for a specified time
    25. 49. That the debate be adjourned
    26. 50. That the matter be put to the vote
    27. 51. That the matter be removed from the agenda
  9. Part 8 - Legislative Process
    1. 52. Introduction of draft by-laws
    2. 53. Introduction by member
    3. 54. Introduction by executive mayor
    4. 55. Publication
    5. 56. Introduction to council
    6. 57. Debate Procedure