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rules of order

n. a body of rules followed by an assembly [syn: order, parliamentary law, parliamentary procedure]

Usage examples of "rules of order".

Which reality, with all its rules-whether they are the rules of order, or the mixed and changing rules of order competing with chaos-will be yours.

The Lords of the Order, in the first year of their ascendency, found themselves squabbling endlessly over rules of order, protocol, religious and political definitions, and over creationism or cybernetic gnosticism or other ideologies.

Coal miners were as famous for their knowledge of the arcane forms of Robert's Rules of Order as they were for the often-raucous content with which they filled those forms.

Although not a Magister himself, and therefore ranked below the Masters, the Speaker held the chair in all sessions of the Board and took care that the traditional rules of order were observed.