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Devices of Parliamentary Proceedings - III
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This lesson discusses adjournment motion, censure motion, no confidence motion, motion of thanks and no day yet named motion .

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Nandini Maharaj
MA in Applied Human Rights from Sheffield Hallam University, BA (Hons.) History from LSR, reader, dancer, love to teach, AIR 42 in 2018 UPSC

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  4. Adjournment Motion o It is introduced in the Parliament to draw atbention of the House to a definite matter of urgent public importance, and needs the support of so members to be admitted. As it interrupts the normal business of the House, it is regarded as an extraordinary device. o It involves an element of censure against the government and hence Rajya sabha is not permited to make use of this device.

  5. o The discussion on an adjournment motion should last for not less than twso hours and thirty minutes o The right to move a motion for an adjournment of the business of the House is subject to the following restrictions: o 1. It should raise a matter which is definite, factual, urgent and of public importance, o 2. It should not cover more than one matter; 3. It should be restricted to a specific matter of recent occurrence and should not be framed in generat terms;

  6. 4. It should not raise a guestion of privilege; 5. It should not revive discussion on a matter that has been discussed in the same session, 6. It should not deal with any matter that is under adjudication by court; and t should not raise any question that can be raise on a distinct motion. o 7. I d

  7. Censure motion v No confidence motion Censure It should state the in the Lok Sabha. No confidence It need not state the in the Lok Sabha. reasons for its adoption reasons for its adoption It can be moved against It can be moved against an individual minister or the entire council of a group of ministers or the entire council of ministers. ministers only

  8. Censure No confidence It is moved for censuring It is moved for ascertaining the the council of ministers for confidence of Lok Sabha in the specific policies and actions council of ministers. If it is passed in the Lok Sabha, the council of ministers need not resign from the office If it is passed in the Lok Sabha, the council of ministers must resigh from office

  9. NO CONFIDENCE MOTION No-Confidence Motion ministers shall be collectively responsible to the Lok Sabha. enjoys confidence of the majority of the members of the o Article 75 of the Constitution says that the council of It means that the ministry stays in office so Long as it Lok Sabha o In other words, the Lok Sabha can remove the ministry rom office by passing a no-contidence motion. The motion needs the support of 50 members to be admitted.

  10. MOTION OF THANKS o Motion of Thanks The first session after each general election and the first session of every fiscal year is addressed by the president. In this address, the president outlines the policies and programmes of the government in the preceding year and ensuing year. o This address of the president, which corresponds to the speech from the Throne in Britain', is discussed in both the Houses of Parliament on a motion called the Motion of Thanks'.

  11. NO-DAY-YET-NAMED MOTION o No-Day-Yel-Named Motion o It is a motion that has been admitted by the Speaker but no date has been fixed for its discussion. The Speaker, after considering the state of business in the House and in consultation with the leader of the House or on the recommendation of the Business Advisory Committee, allots a day or days or part of a day for the discussion of such a motion.