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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 has brought order to millions of meetings.
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As students, most of us have never heard of Robert's Rules of Order, the short title of a book containing rules of order intended to be adopted as a parliamentary authority for use by a deliberative assembly when conducting business.
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The Council's rules or order shall be Robert's Rules of Order in all cases where they are not inconsistent with these by-laws.