rules of order


rules of order
noun
a body of rules followed by an assembly
Members of this Topic: ↑proposer, ↑mover
Hypernyms: ↑rule, ↑prescript
Hyponyms:
Instance Hyponyms: ↑Robert's Rules of Order

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the rules by which a legislative or deliberative assembly governs its proceedings; parliamentary law.

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rules of order,
= parliamentary law. (Cf.parliamentary law)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Bourinot's Rules of Order — is a Canadian parliamentary authority first published in 1884 by Sir John George Bourinot, Clerk of the Canadian House of Commons under the title A Canadian Manual on the Procedure at Meetings of Shareholders and Directors of Companies,… …   Wikipedia

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  • Robert's rules of order — est le nom d un ouvrage américain écrit par Henry Martyn Robert, traitant de la procédure parlementaire, c’est à dire des règles et convenances nécessaires au bon déroulement d une assemblée délibérante ou d une réunion. Histoire Henry Martyn… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Robert's Rules of Order — noun a book of rules for presiding over a meeting; written by Henry M. Martin in 1876 and subsequently updated through many editions • Instance Hypernyms: ↑order, ↑rules of order, ↑parliamentary law, ↑parliamentary procedure * * * Robert’s Rules… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Roberts' Rules of Order — A compilation and discussion of parliamentary rules. See parliamentary rules …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Robert’s Rules of Order — a small US book containing rules for running formal meetings, based on the procedures used in the British Parliament. It was first published in 1876 and has appeared since then in several new versions. It is used by the US Congress, businesses… …   Universalium


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