Order Paper

1. An order paper is a negotiable instrument that is payable to a specified person or its assignee. An instrument such as an order paper is negotiable only if it is payable to the order of a specified person, as opposed to the bearer of the instrument, and usually need to be endorsed for example with a signature. An order paper is also knows as an order instrument.

2. In the Parliament of Canada, the House of Commons and the Senate, an order paper is defined as a list of all the items that may be brought forward on that day.

1. Order paper could include registered bonds, checks, bills of exchange (a kind of check without interest) and promissory notes (a written promise to pay). With a bearer paper the name of the owner is not on the document such as a bearer bond.

2. Also, an order paper is defined as a list of subjects to be discussed in the British Parliament.


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  • order paper — see paper Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • order paper — order .paper n a list of subjects to be discussed in the British Parliament …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • order paper — noun a printed copy of the order of the day • Syn: ↑order book • Hypernyms: ↑order of the day * * * noun Usage: often capitalized O&P : order book 2 * * * order paper …   Useful english dictionary

  • Order Paper — British House of Commons Order Paper from 24 June 2009. The Order Paper is a daily publication in the Westminster system of government which lists the business of parliament for that day s sitting. A separate paper is issued daily for each house… …   Wikipedia

  • order paper — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms order paper : singular order paper plural order papers British a list that shows the order in which different subjects will be discussed in Parliament on a particular day …   English dictionary

  • Order Paper — noun Brit. a paper on which the day s business for a legislative assembly is entered …   English new terms dictionary

  • order paper — noun (C) a list of subjects to be discussed in the British Parliament …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • order paper — /ˈɔdə peɪpə/ (say awduh paypuh) noun a schedule of business to be discussed at a session of a legislative assembly …   Australian English dictionary

  • order paper — A direction by one person to another person for the payment of money to a third person. 11 Am J2d B & N § 139 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • transfer of order paper — The negotiation of a negotiable instrument. transfer of property. See transfer …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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