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point of order

noun, Parliamentary Procedure
a question raised as to whether proceedings are in order, or in conformity with parliamentary law.
Origin of point of order
1745-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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point of order

noun (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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