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point of order

noun, Parliamentary Procedure.
1.
a question raised as to whether proceedings are in order, or in conformity with parliamentary law.
Origin of point of order
1745-1755
First recorded in 1745-55
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British Dictionary definitions for point of order

point of order

noun (pl) points of order
1.
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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