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Rules of order   /rulz əv ˈɔrdər/   Listen
Rules of order

A body of rules followed by an assembly.  Synonyms: order, parliamentary law, parliamentary procedure.

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"Rules of order" Quotes from Famous Books

... honest and magnanimous policy and the solid rewards of the public prosperity and felicity. Since we ought to be no less persuaded that the propitious smiles of heaven can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of order and right which heaven itself has ordained, and since the preservation of the sacred fire of Liberty, and the destiny of the republican model of government are justly considered as deeply, perhaps as finally staked on ...
— Key-Notes of American Liberty • Various

... and with a unanimity unprecedented in the history of similar movements." (7.) In 1890 the delegate to the United Synod reported: "While united in doctrine, it is to be regretted that we are not so fully united in practise, as was made apparent by the action of the United Synod on the 'By-laws, Rules of Order, and Regulations,' and particularly in regard to work. This section, which is the bone of contention, embraces substantially the celebrated 'Four Points.' And even here the difference is not so much in principle as ...
— American Lutheranism - Volume 2: The United Lutheran Church (General Synod, General - Council, United Synod in the South) • Friedrich Bente

... Council of the Permanent Court of Arbitration has been organized and has adopted rules of order and a constitution for the International Arbitration Bureau. In accordance with Article XXIII of the Convention providing for the appointment by each signatory power of persons of known competency in questions ...
— Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present • Various

Words linked to "Rules of order" :   previous question, interpellation, standing order, gag rule, point of order, mover, closure, proposer, prescript, rule, gag law, cloture

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