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North Carolina Association of Parliamentarians (NCAP) is a constituent division of the National Association of Parliamentarians (NAP).


NCAP promotes the philosophy and principles underlying the rules of deliberative assemblies through the study, teaching and dissemination of parliamentary law and procedure; advocating and encouraging continuing education, maximum proficiency in parliamentary skills and closer communication and cooperation among parliamentarians in North Carolina.


Parliamentary Procedure is based on the consideration of the rights of the majority, the rights of the minority (especially a large minority which is greater than one-third), the rights of individual members, the rights of absentee members, and the rights of all of those groups taken together.