parliamentary law

noun

Definition of parliamentary law

: the rules and precedents governing the proceedings of deliberative assemblies and other organizations

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1850, in the meaning defined above

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“Parliamentary law.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parliamentary%20law. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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parliamentary law

noun

Legal Definition of parliamentary law

: the rules and precedents governing the proceedings of deliberative assemblies and other organizations

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