Parliamentary Procedure FAQs:


Q: Is a parliamentary procedure the body of rules?

A: Yes, and ethics and customs governing meetings and other operations of clubs, organizations, legislative bodies and other deliberative assemblies.

Q: Are parliamentary procedures followed in several Commonwealth countries?

A: Yes, and including the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India, and South Africa.

Q: Are parliamentary procedures followed in many nations?

A: Yes, and including Indonesia, the Philippines, Mexico and South Korea.

Q: Is a parliamentary procedure based on the principles of allowing the majority to make decisions effectively and efficiently?

A: Yes, while ensuring fairness towards the minority and giving each member or delegate the right to voice an opinion.

Q: Is a parliamentary procedure also referred to as parliamentary law?

A: Yes, and parliamentary practice, legislative procedure or rules of order.