parliamentary law

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par′liamen′tary law′

the body of rules, usages, and precedents governing the proceedings of legislative and deliberative assemblies.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parliamentary law - 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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