679. Procedure in committee.

When the House of Lords goes into committee the Lord Speaker leaves the Woolsack and he or the Chairman of Committees takes the chair at the table of the House1.

As soon as the business for which the committee has been appointed has been disposed of or whenever it is decided to bring the proceedings of the committee to a conclusion, the House is resumed by means of a question to that effect put by the lord acting as chairman. If this is agreed to, he leaves the chair and goes to the Woolsack and reports the results of the