Definition of Order Paper in English:

Order Paper

noun

British, Canadian
  • A paper on which the day's business for a legislative assembly is entered.

    • ‘There will be a lot of questions on the Order Paper tomorrow, because New Zealanders want to know the answer.’
    • ‘I do not want to have to ask Ministers to leave the Chamber, because they may have other questions on the Order Paper to answer.’
    • ‘This means that the report will be on the Order Paper for debate next sitting day, after questions and any urgent debate.’
    • ‘There were two questions on the Order Paper today to the Minister of Police and one to the Minister of Internal Affairs.’
    • ‘Here he was today in Parliament, large as life, and there was not one single question on the Order Paper from the Leader of the Opposition.’

Pronunciation:

Order Paper

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