Withdrawal and postponement of new clauses

28.116A new clause may be withdrawn even after its second reading so long as no decision has been taken upon it after that stage. Its consideration may be postponed if the question for reading it a second time has not yet been proposed1 but cannot be postponed after second reading has been agreed to.2


  1. 1. CJ (1947–48) 140.
  2. 2. Parl Deb (1901) 95, c 1549.