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Robert's Rules of Order

Rules for the conduct of meetings in an orderly manner. First used in 1876 by American army officer Henry Martyn Robert, who was asked to preside over a church meeting and discovered that neither he,nor anyone else,knew a proper or consistent way to conduct meetings. Today, almost all organizations, including those for condominiums, co-op apartments,homeowners groups,and others,adopt Robert's Rules of Order in their bylaws. (The official Web site at www.robertsrules.com warns that the earliest editions of the Rules are no longer copyright protected,and so may be found in reprint, masquerading as current editions.)

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Unlike guides such as Robert's Rules, Mason's procedures are based on his belief that parliamentary law is in fact law.
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Of course, teaching materials are constantly being updated to reflect as faithfully as possible the composition of the Assembly and the nature of parliamentary law as it continues to change and evolve.
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Courts have held that all organizations are subject to the principles and rules of common parliamentary law.
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the fundamentals of parliamentary law and the evolution of parliamentary jurisprudence;
The Act does not fall under parliamentary law but it is strongly adhered to within the church because it has the will of the powerful synod who passed it.
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