Aspect:Parliamentary procedure

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Parliamentary procedure is a set of rules and defined processes about how a group will discuss, and usually vote on, issues that are important to most, if not all, of the members of the group. It is often seen in legislative and other governmental bodies, as well as corporate boards and even club leadership and meetings. The rules and processes often dictate who can speak on which topics and for how long, how rebuttals might be made, when discussion ends and decision making or voting begins, and other aspects of that process. The rules often include provisions for selecting the individuals responsible for enforcing the rules and guiding the processes, as well as for modifying the rules themselves.