Procedure: draft legislation
Act regarding the president of the parliament now and hereafter

The which day the estates of parliament agree that it be enacted that in all ensuing parliaments the president of the parliament presiding shall preside until the house be ordered and the oath taken by all members of that parliament; after the taking of the which oath they shall proceed to the finding of a new president, and that one and the same person shall not be continued president in two parliaments without any new election, and this act to have beginning in this present parliament.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.89r. Back