point of order

noun Parliamentary Procedure.
a question raised as to whether proceedings are in order, or in conformity with parliamentary law.


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point of order
n , pl points of order
a question raised in a meeting or deliberative assembly by a member as to whether the rules governing procedures are being breached

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Example sentences
In such cases it is never too late to raise a point of order against the motion.
Point of order sustained against the motion to recommit with instructions.
Pending the reservation of a point of order, subsequently the reservation was
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