38. The powers of the Speaker conferred by this Act shall be supplementary to any powers conferred on him by the Constitution or by Standing Orders.
39. For the purposes of this Act, the person who fills the office of Speaker at the time of prorogation or dissolution of Parliament shall be deemed to be the Speaker until Parliament is again summoned or until another person has been elected Speaker in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution.
40. Upon any inquiry touching the privileges, immunities and powers of Parliament, the Speaker, any Member or any committee, any copy of the journals printed or purporting to be printed by the order of Parliament or by the Government Printer shall be admitted as evidence of such journals in all courts and places without proof of its being such copy or that such copy was so printed.