On the first day on which the discussion on the Address of the Governor begins, a copy of the Address of the Governor is laid on the table of the House. The Speaker, in consultation with the Business Advisory Committee, allots time for discussion of the matters referred to in the Governor's Address. A motion is moved by a member and seconded by another member thanking the Governor for the Address. The occasion provided for General Discussion in respect of any aspect of administration and also the matters referred to in the address. Members may move Amendments to the Motion of Thanks in such form as may be considered appropriate by the Speaker.
The Chief Minister or any other Minister has the right to explain the position of the Government at the end of the discussion. A copy of the address as adopted by the House is communicated to the Governor's reply for the address if any is reported to the Assembly by the Speaker as soon as he received it.
Governor's Address 2012