Definition of parliamentary law in English:

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parliamentary law

Entry from US English dictionary


The rules that govern the conduct of legislatures and other deliberative bodies.
Example sentences
  • President Julia Kimbrough (whose husband was a lawyer and judge) seemed especially to value the rules of parliamentary law.
  • She became an expert in parliamentary law - cutting through red tape and also tangling red tape up to suit her purposes.
  • Only South Australia's parliamentary law operates as parliamentary law in that territory to govern what I am about to do - so for prospective guidance.

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Syllabification: par·lia·men·ta·ry law

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