Question: Discuss the powers of the Speaker of the Lok Sabha reference to regulate proceedings of the House
Answer: Power to regulate proceedings of the House:
- Speaker presides over meetings of the House. He allots time for the discussion of matter mentioned in the President’s address. He decides who shall have the floor and all speeches and remarks and addressed to the Chair.
- The Speaker decides the admissibility of questions and all resolutions. He is the final judge to decide on the admissibility of a Motion of Adjournment.
- All Bills passed by the House are authenticated by his signatures before they are sent to the Rajya Sabha for its consideration or to the President for his assent.
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