kangaroo closure

kangaroo closure
: the restriction of debate to those amendments judged by the presiding officer of a legislative body to be most appropriate

the New Zealand House has not had to adopt … the kangaroo closure — Walter Nash

— compare guillotine

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kangaroo closure noun
(in parliament) the method of allowing the chairman to decide which clauses shall be discussed and which passed or leapt over
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