Votes (Lords) > casting, absence of
This index term is related to the following paragraphs within Erskine May:
Equality of votes
Rules of debate
"If the Contents and Not-contents are equal, the question is decided under Standing Order No 56, according to which legislation is allowed to proceed in the form which is before the House unless there is a majority in favour of rejecting or amending it;..."
Paragraph 25.88, in Part 3, Chapter 25
* denotes reference is in the footnotes for the paragraph.