According to Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised (11th Edition), if a practice or custom of parliamentary procedure is or becomes in conflict with a written rule or the parliamentary authoirty, what happens to the custom? (difficulty level - 4)
If a Point of Order citing the conflict is raised, "the custom falls to the ground, and the conflicting provisions in the parliamentary authority or written rule must thereafter be complied with." RONR § 2 (p. 19).
According to Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised (11th Edition), what should be done with any special rules or order once adopted by an organization? (difficulty level - 5)
"Any special rules of order shold be adopted separately from the bylaws and should be printed in the same booklet with, but under a heading separate from, the bylaws." RONR § 2 (p. 17).
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