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parliamentary procedure

n.
A body of rules governing procedure in legislative and deliberative assemblies. Also called parliamentary law.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parliamentary procedure - a body of rules followed by an assembly
prescript, rule - prescribed guide for conduct or action
interpellation - (parliament) a parliamentary procedure of demanding that a government official explain some act or policy
standing order - a rule of order permanently in force
cloture, gag law, gag rule, closure - a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body
point of order - a question as to whether the current proceedings are allowed by parliamentary procedure
previous question - a motion calling for an immediate vote on the main question under discussion by a deliberative assembly
mover, proposer - (parliamentary procedure) someone who makes a formal motion
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The house introduced meaningful changes in its Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business, reforming the legislative procedure, mechanisms to hold government accountable to elected representatives and devising new processes enabling citizens to connect to parliament.
In addition to the submission of an expert report on the further development of the municipal financial equalization system, The contractor is obliged to present and explain the contents of expert reports within the framework of the subsequent legislative procedure regarding the law on municipal financial equalization in schleswig-holstein.
We like familiarizing them with Mason's Manual of Legislative Procedure.
We expect that Austria communicates the new measures swiftly once this legislative procedure has been finalized and this will allow the commission to fully analyze the political and legal implications of the new measures," she says.
He was once famous for the legislative procedure that allows laws in Holyrood and Westminster to run in synch.
elect Dan Patrick has added two Capitol veterans well versed in state finances and legislative procedure - Mike Morrissey and Walter Fisher - to his staff for the upcoming legislative session.
Alice Thomas, Chief of ODIHR's Legislative Support Unit, said: "Laws are usually only of good quality if the legislative procedure involves intensive policy discussions with all relevant stakeholders, and at an early stage.
The proposed directive will be submitted to Parliament and Council under the ordinary legislative procedure.
All that remains is for the Council to formally adopt this regulation - member states approved it on 14 June - to complete the legislative procedure.
5 million twinning project advised and trained extensively for a better legislative procedure for a more effective EU approximation process; better capacities of the Committee for European Integration to legislate, coordinate and raise awareness on EU integration and the adoption of EU standards; strengthened oversight capacity for all standing committees; greater transparency of the Assembly's work, and better management of the parliamentary budget and human resources, in accordance with the EU standards.
However, the legislative procedure will take its course with respect to the constitutional deadlines," he added.
The Royal Canadian Legion has written to both ministers on the matters of legislative procedure and has received assurances that these matters are being looked into.

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