rules of order

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Noun1.rules of order - 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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Robert's Rules of Order is an established code used in parliamentary proceedings in the US.
Youth commissioners interact with city officials, learn how to run a meeting according to Robert's Rules of Order, participate in the annual Youth in Government Program, and nominate other teens for the Teen Spotlight Award Program.
They are also informed of what to bring and what not to bring on the trip, and they receive instruction on ship protocols, rules of order, emergency procedures, ship organization, and how to address the sailors and officers.