Parliamentary Law

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Parliamentary Law

The general body of enacted rules and recognized usages governing the procedure of legislative assemblies and other deliberative sessions such as meetings of stockholders and directors of corporations, town meetings, and board meetings. Roberts Rules of Order are an example of such rules.

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Robert's Rules of Order (RRO) is widely quoted but rarely read.
African Jewels members know that "business matters come first and the book discussion comes later," says Wooley-Davis, who runs the book club meetings according to Robert's Rules of Order.
Just the words "parliamentary procedure," however, are enough to scare off a meeting novice, but a book is available that makes Robert's Rules of Order understandable even to the timid layman.
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