- no confidence
- A vote in which the House of Representatives or the Senate expresses dissatisfaction with the performance of the government or a minister, more commonly used in the House of Representatives.
- (see also ayes)
The expression used in Parliament to indicate a ‘no’ vote.
- non-government member
- A member of parliament who does not belong to the government.
- notice of motion
- An announcement of a plan to introduce a motion, indicating an intention to do something in the chamber.
- Notice Paper
- A document published on each sitting day which lists all business before each chamber of the Parliament.