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84    (1)
Every Member shall, during the session of the Assembly or any special Sitting, attend the Sittings of the House unless leave of absence has been granted to him or her by the Speaker.


(2) except with the permission of the Speaker in writing, a Member shall not    absent himself or herself from seven consecutive sittings of the House  during any  period when the House is continuously sitting.


(3) Where any Member is alleged to have infringed sub-rule (2), the conduct of such Member shall be referred by the Speaker to the Committee on Legal, Rules   and Privileges Committee which shall consider the mater and report to the House.