presiding officer


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Noun1.presiding officer - the leader of a group meeting
leader - a person who rules or guides or inspires others
moderator - someone who presides over a forum or debate
moderator - in the Presbyterian church, the officer who presides over a synod or general assembly
chairman, chairperson, chairwoman, chair, president - the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization; "address your remarks to the chairperson"
Speaker - the presiding officer of a deliberative assembly; "the leader of the majority party is the Speaker of the House of Representatives"
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Roger Wolcott, then Governor of Massachusetts, was the presiding officer, and on the platform with him were many other officials and hundreds of distinguished men.
As per details shared by Rangers spokesman on Saturday one Ashraf Abbass, a denter by profession, was found carrying a fake card showing him to be the Presiding Officer of the designated polling station.
KARACHI -- The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has removed the names of five visually challenged and deceased teachers from its list of presiding officers after a report in this connection was aired on Geo News.
The unconditional surrender of German forces in May 1945 The Deputy Presiding Officer will then attend a service of thanksgiving at Llandaff Cathedral.
A constituent wrote to Cardiff North Labour AM Julie Morgan, as well as party leaders, the standards commissioner and presiding officer Dame Rosemary Butler, about Mr Ramsay's behaviour during a debate on mental health on Tuesday.
The Presiding Officer will also lay a wreath at the Wales National War Memorial in Alexandra Gardens, at the National Service of Remembrance for Wales, on Sunday, November 10.
Any person who fails to obey any lawful order of the presiding officer may immediately, by order of the presiding officer, be removed from the place of poll and the person so removed shall not, without the permission of the presiding officer, re-enter such place, he told further.
An Assembly Commission statement said: "As the motions will not have been considered by the Assembly before the end of this week, the Presiding Officer will have no alternative but to give notice to the two regional returning officers in question, that electoral region vacancies exist.
The presiding officer concerned says he was kidnapped and his abductors had burnt all the record due to his refusal to temper with the records.
MSPs are paid an annual salary of pounds 53,091 while the First Minister is paid an additional pounds 76,907 and the Presiding Officer an additional pounds 39,897.
The chamber earlier burst out laughing when outgoing Presiding Officer George Reid explained the system to prevent an embarrassing repeat of the May 3 disaster.
She said: "The presiding officer was ill and struggled to get in.