Rolls called and prayer said.

Procedure: draft legislation
Act appointing public business to be first heard

The which day the estates of parliament agree that it may be enacted that the public business such as acts concerning rescinding, ratifying, reviving former acts of parliament or assembly and making new laws be first proposed and concluded in parliament, and that until these things be finally concluded no particular matter concerning any person, either overture, action, process, petition or other thing whatsoever shall be moved, heard or discussed in parliament, but the same to be reserved to the second place, and that the act formerly made be renewed that nothing concerning any private estate be moved in parliament until all public business and process be passed and concluded.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.89v.