828. Proceedings in the House of Commons after confirmation of the Speaker's election.

As soon as the ceremony of confirmation of the Speaker's election1 has been concluded, the Speaker returns to the House of Commons and reports to the House that his election has been approved by the monarch and that the privileges of the House have been confirmed2. He again thanks the House for the honour which it has conferred upon him, reminds members that it is incumbent upon them to take the oath prescribed by law, and himself takes the oath. Other members who are present then either take the oath or make the affirmation in the manner prescribed by

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