Presiding Officer

presiding officer
index chairman, director

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


Presiding Officer
the equivalent of the Speaker in the National Assembly for Wales and the Scottish Parliament.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

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