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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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Whatever Jess Phillips thinks of Diane Abbott, she has a wealth of experience and aware of parliamentary procedure and risen to the position of Shadow International Development Secretary.
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Conscious as I am of my comparative inexperience in parliamentary procedure, I would have hesitated in accepting a position involving so much responsibility were it not for the fact that I know I shall be, at all times, to rely with confidence upon the courtesy, forbearance and kindness of every member of the assembly," Watts said.
Opposition parties have criticized Parliament Speaker Cemil Ecicek for failing to intervene regarding violations of parliamentary procedure during discussion of a much-criticized security bill, as Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoy-lu vowed once again that the bill would be passed.
The first stage of the parliamentary procedure of adoption of the set of higher education bills has been completed.
She was a national expert in parliamentary procedure and served on NCSL's Mason's Manual of Legislative Procedure Commission.
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Mr Bercow announced a "modest pause" in the appointment after crossparty claims that Carol Mills cannot know enough about Parliamentary procedure to hold the historic post.
But a dispute over a small piece of land on the development site has resulted in an ongoing Special Parliamentary Procedure after petitions against the AMEP were lodged by Associated British Ports (ABP) earlier this year.
A prime value of parliamentary procedure is that it provides processes through which an organization, large or small, can work out satisfactory solutions to the greatest number of questions in the least amount of time.

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