673. Conduct of debates.

Lords may speak upon any question which is before the House of Lords, or upon any question of order arising out of the debate1. They must speak standing and (if they are men) without a hat except by permission of the House2, and must address their speeches to the rest of the lords in general and not to the lord on the Woolsack or in the chair3.

A lord may not speak more than once to any motion except:

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    (1)     when the House is in committee4;

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    (2)     as the mover of a motion in reply5; or

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    (3)     with the leave