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Subcommittee of the Whole House on Supply

The estimates of the remaining departments are assigned for consideration to the subcommittee.

The subcommittee meets when the government house leader decides it shall meet. In the subcommittee, the minister whose estimates are under consideration is questioned in the same way as in the Committee of the Whole. The Government House Leader determines the order in which the estimates are considered by the subcommittee. However, the subcommittee does not vote on the resolutions. It simply considers the estimates assigned to it, and when it has completed its consideration of all the estimates assigned to it, or when it has met for a total of 40 hours, whichever is earlier, it makes a report to the Committee of the Whole House to the effect that it has considered all the estimates assigned to it.