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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 Ministry has already sent into the parliamentary procedure, the Law on Debt, Loans and Guarantees, and after the public debate, the Draft Law on Contributions and the Law on Income Taxare currently being prepared by the ministry.
A military-appointed lawmaker objected to the approval of the bill, saying it was not in line with parliamentary procedure and arguing that the deliberation and subsequent vote on the legislation had been rushed.
Under parliamentary procedure, "any grilling can only be discussed at least eight days after the motion was filed.
The step that Xhaferi should take is outside any parliamentary procedure, as are the 35,000 amendments of VMRO-DPMNE.
Having failed to oust government through parliamentary procedure, the disgruntled parties `pray' courts or stage sit:ins will help in achieving their objective.
Some foreign journalists, unfamiliar with both Israel's rambunctious politics and parliamentary procedure, breathlessly reported the incident as a singular and shocking event.
The debaters will simulate the members of the parliament and will follow the parliamentary procedure.
Hahn said that the language law was going through a parliamentary procedure and was adopted in the first stage based on the informal recommendations from the Venice Commission.
Deputy Speaker Fredenil Castro assured that the House leadership would go through the proper parliamentary procedure in censuring De Lima.
In the letter, Ashley said he was "disgusted to learn you have adopted a stance that is deliberately antagonistic" He went on: "I believe you are abusing Parliamentary procedure in an attempt to create a media circus in Westminster, which is not in the best interests of any of the people who work at Sports Direct.
Chris, a great observer, of Parliamentary procedure, argues for constitutional value over the value of the text discussed.
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.

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