Why Is Parliamentary Procedure Important?

It is important because it is a time-tested method of conducting business at meetings and public gatherings.

Parliamentary Procedures Means:

▪       Democratic Rule

▪       Flexibility

▪       Protection of Rights

▪      A Fair Hearing for Everyone

It can be adapted to fit the needs of any organization.  So it’s important that everyone know these BASIC RULES

Organizations using PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE usually follow a fixed order of business:

Call to Order

Roll Call


Officers’ Reports

Committee Reports

Special Orders

Unfinished Business

New Business