825. Proceedings in the House of Lords.

In the House of Lords, when the House has been resumed and prayers have been said, the Lord Speaker1 takes the oath. He goes alone to the table of the House, repeats the oath of allegiance and signs the roll, after which he returns to the Woolsack, and any lords who are present take the oath or make the affirmation prescribed by statute. Each lord presents his writ of summons to the clerk, signs the roll and shakes hands with the Lord Speaker