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Chronology of Parliamentary Reforms since 1982

* Nov. 5, 1982 - In its third report, the Special Committee on Standing Orders and Procedure (the Lefebvre Committee, created on 31 May 1982) recommended several changes in the Standing Orders for a one-year trial period. The Report was adopted by the House on 29 November. The proposed changes came into effect on 22 December 1982 for a one-year trial period, and were extended (with minor amendments) on 19 December 1983 and 7 December 1984. However, no action was taken on further reports of this Committee.

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Chronology of Parliamentary Reforms since 1982

* Nov. 5, 1982 - In its third report, the Special Committee on Standing Orders and Procedure (the Lefebvre Committee, created on 31 May 1982) recommended several changes in the Standing Orders for a one-year trial period. The Report was adopted by the House on 29 November. The proposed changes came into effect on 22 December 1982 for a one-year trial period, and were extended (with minor amendments) on 19 December 1983 and 7 December 1984. However, no action was taken on further reports of this Committee.

  

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