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Robert's Rules of Order:

see parliamentary lawparliamentary law,
rules under which deliberative bodies conduct their proceedings. In English-speaking countries these are based on the practice of the British Parliament, chiefly in the House of Commons.
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1837–1923, American military engineer, b. Robertville, S.C., grad. West Point, 1857. He is best known as the author of a book on parliamentary law, Pocket Manual of Rules of Order for Deliberative Assemblies
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Robert’s Rules of Order

manual of parliamentary procedure by General Robert. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 717]
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Robert's Rules of Order can most simply be described as a book of rules used to govern the proceedings of an assembly such as ours in a fair and efficient manner.
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Robert's Rules helps boards maintain order by providing a method of conducting meetings in a democratic, orderly and expeditious manner.
O'Neill said he recused himself from the vote because he did not agree with the bid, but according to Robert's Rules of Order, a recusal from a vote normally occurs when there is a conflict of interest.
In accordance with Robert's Rules of Order [section]46, the Advisory Council (AC) of the International Horn Society has declared that the nominee has been elected by acclamation (see biography below).
Brands authored (with Martin Kleinman) "Robert's Rules of Innovation, a 10-Step Program for Corporate Survival," published in 2010, and "Robert's Rules of Innovation: The Art of Innovation" in 2015.
There will be so many "calls to order" and "points of process" and "moves to suspend" that each cable news outfit will have Robert's Rules of Order experts on-camera, daily, to explain what, exactly, is happening (and more likely, what, exactly, isn't happening) and why.
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"One such duty is serving as parliamentarian for meetings of the Council and Executive Committee, so I always carry my copy of Robert's Rules of Order with me to those meetings." He adds, "Happily, though, discussions at Council meetings are typically orderly and productive, and I don't need to whip out the rule book."
The Constitution is now deemed to be the basic document under the modern Robert's Rules of Order, and specifics can be pinned down by a Policies and Procedures Manual, now under development.
In Southbridge and Webster, Robert's Rules of Order will yield to protocols about excessive end-zone celebrations, and, perhaps, having too many men in the huddle.
She is a subject matter expert in many areas, especially Robert's Rules of Order.