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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Origin of point of order

First recorded in 1745–55
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British Dictionary definitions for point of order

point of order

noun plural 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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