Appeal (motion)

Appeal (motion)

In parliamentary procedure, an appeal from the decision of the chair is used to challenge a ruling of the chair.

Appeal (RONR)
Class Incidental motion
In order when another has the floor? Yes, at time of appealed ruling
Requires second? Yes
Debatable? Yes, but debate on the motion must be confined to its merits only, and cannot go into the main question except as necessary for debate of the immediately pending question
May be reconsidered? Yes
Amendable? No
Vote required: Majority in negative required to reverse chair's decision

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... which there cannot possibly be two reasonable opinions, an appealwould be dilatory and is not allowed." Demeter's Manual recommends using the mnemonic devices F, T, R, L and J, O, D to remember that no appealscan be ... its intelligence by submitting such absurd appealsto the members to back up your rulings – that there are seven days in the week, or twelve months in the year, or the main motioncan be debated, or any ... If such an appealis moved, the chair should rule it out of order immediately, without opening it to debate or putting it to a vote ...

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