768. Closure of debate.

768.     Closure of debate.

After a question has been proposed either in the House of Commons or in committee of the whole House, or in a general committee1, a member may rise in his place and claim to move 'That the question be now put', and, unless he is of opinion that it is an abuse of the rules of the House or an infringement of the rights of the minority, the Speaker or the chairman, as the case may be, immediately puts the question 'That the question be now put', which must be decided by the