757. Clerk of the House of Commons and Clerk Assistant.

The Clerk of the House of Commons is appointed by the Crown by letters patent to be Under Clerk of the Parliaments to attend upon the Commons1. He makes a statutory declaration2 to make true entries, remembrances and journals of the things done and passed in the House3. He endorses all bills which are sent or returned to the House of Lords, carries messages between the two Houses, and lays certain papers on the table of the House of Commons. He signs addresses, votes of thanks and orders of the House; he has the custody of all records and

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