Among offences amounting to contempts are misconduct in the presence of the House or a committee of the House1; deliberately misleading the House in a personal statement2; refusing to answer questions as a witness before the House or a committee3; disobedience to rules or orders of the House or of a committee4; abusing the right to petition5; presenting forged documents to the House or conspiring to deceive the House6; misconduct in the exercise of duties as a member or officer of the House7; obstructing members8 or officers or servants9 of the House in the execution of their duty; speeches
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