closed session


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Synonyms for closed session

a session (usually of a legislative body) that is closed to the public

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MPs spent the next hour in closed session, though it emerged later that they discussed the disputed minutes word by word and compromised by keeping some of the comments and deleting those directly involving the leadership.
Similarly, closed sessions are permitted for discussions concerning litigation and, in certain instances, financial strategy.
Senator McCarthy's conduct during both the closed sessions and the open hearings reflected his commitment to due process, even when dealing with people strongly suspected of undermining our national security.
During the closed sessions, the regents made several passionate pleas for action, according to the transcripts.
The court has ordered a series of closed sessions to cross-examine former officials, citing national security concerns.
Due to turning the session into a closed session, the means of media and press were asked to leave out from the Council of Representatives' hall, where they will have parliamentary discussions on the budget to discuss and approve it.
It is worth mentioning that during the 1st closed session which was held last night, the AGCC Leaders listened to the report of the AGCC Secretary General on the march of the AGCC joint action.
And while the Act provided for a number of exceptions that allowed councils to meet in closed session, they should do so sparingly.
Discussion of such request is also held in a closed session.
In response to the closed session that was held on Thursday, Syrian Representative to the UN Bashar al-Jaafari sent a message to Ban, AN NAHAR reported.
After a brief public session, the Coliseum Commission met for 1 1/2 hours in a closed session at its monthly meeting Wednesday discussing for the first time the term sheet proposal the NFL sent to Coliseum officials last week.
League and Coliseum officials declined to discuss details of the term proposal, but the Coliseum Commission will discuss it in closed session at its monthly meeting Wednesday.
The Camden Group had made the recommendation in a brief oral report to the board during the closed session of Wednesday's meeting, and director Steve Fox repeated the information in the public portion of the meeting.
Instead, the board decided in closed session to enter into talks either to remove the cross from the seal or replace the cross with a mission symbol to reflect the history of missions in the county.
The Board of Supervisors agreed on a 3-2 vote in closed session, prompting a public outcry and offers from conservative legal groups to fight the case all the way to the U.