presiding officer

  • 1 Presiding Officer — index chairman, director Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 Presiding Officer …

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  • 2 Presiding Officer — the person who officially controls the meetings and discussions in the Scottish Parliament or the Welsh Assembly. The Presiding Officer s position is the same as that of the Speaker of the House of Commons …

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  • 3 Presiding Officer — In a general sense, presiding officer is synonymous with chairman. The presiding officer of the United States House of Representatives is the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Specifically, Presiding Officer is the title of… …

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  • 4 presiding officer — noun the leader of a group meeting • Hypernyms: ↑leader • Hyponyms: ↑moderator, ↑president, ↑chairman, ↑chairwoman, ↑chair, ↑chairperson, ↑Spe …

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  • 5 presiding officer — n (in Britain) an official in charge of a polling station (= place where people go to vote) during an election. ➡ note at elections. * * * …

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  • 6 presiding officer — /prəˈzaɪdɪŋ ɒfəsə/ (say pruh zuyding ofuhsuh) noun the member of a house of parliament elected by the house to preside over the meetings and administration of the house …

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  • 7 Presiding Officer of the National Assembly for Wales — Wales This article is part of the series: Politics and government of Wales …

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  • 8 Presiding Officer (Guantanamo Military Commissions) — The United States of America has charged Guantanamo captives before Military Commissions , each presided over by a Presiding Officer.The Presiding Officer were initially to serve as the first among equals on bodies were the commission members… …

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  • 9 Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament — Scotland This article is part of the series: Politics and government of Scotland …

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  • 10 Presiding Officer of the United States Senate — The Presiding Officer is the person who presides over the United States Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing members to speak, and interpreting the Senate s rules, practices and precedents.There is no actual… …

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  • 11 Presiding Officer (ARB) — Every Administrative Review Board, run under the authority of the Office for the Administrative Review of Detained Enemy Combatants, was commanded by a Presiding Officer.cite web url=http://www.defenselink.mil/news/May2004/d20040518gtmoreview.pdf …

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  • 12 presiding — UK US /prɪˈzaɪdɪŋ/ adjective [before noun] ► in charge of a formal meeting or ceremony: »The presiding officer immediately called a recess …

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  • 13 Officer — Contents 1 Military 2 Shipping industry 3 Law enforcement 4 …

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  • 14 officer —   Ali i, luna. See warrant officer.    ♦ High or important officer, luna nui, ali i ki eki e, luna ko iko i.    ♦ Presiding officer, ali i ho omalu.    ♦ Military officer, ali ikoa, luna koa, luna kaua.    ♦ Communications officer, luna ōlelo.… …

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  • 15 officer — noun 1 in the army, navy, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ air force, army, military, naval ▪ commanding, high ranking, ranking, senior, superior …

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  • 16 Presiding — Preside Pre*side , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Presided}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Presiding}.] [L. praesidere; prae before + sedere to sit: cf. F. pr[ e]sider. See {Sit}.] 1. To be set, or to sit, in the place of authority; to occupy the place of president,… …

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  • 17 presiding — adj. Presiding is used with these nouns: ↑judge, ↑magistrate, ↑officer …

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  • 18 Great Officer of State — In the United Kingdom, the Great Officers of State are traditional Crown ministers, who either inherit their positions or are appointed to exercise certain largely ceremonial functions. Separate Great Officers exist for England and Scotland, and… …

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  • 19 Chief Administrative Officer of the United States House of Representatives — The Chief Administrative Officer of the United States House of Representatives (CAO) is the chief administrative officer of the United States House of Representatives, charged with carrying out administrative functions for the House, including… …

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  • 20 Designated Military Officer (ARB) — add One of the official positions that the Office for the Administrative Review of Detained Enemy Combatants appointed to conduct Administrative Review Boards was the Designated Military Officer.[1][2] Like the Combatant Status Review Tribunals… …

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