Definition of adjourn
: to suspend indefinitely or until a later stated time • adjourn a meeting • Court is adjourned until 10 a.m. tomorrow.
To fully understand adjournment, it is necessary to understand the difference between a "session" and a "meeting." A meeting is a gathering of the members of a body in person (or by means of electronic communication in real time), at which action may be taken (votes may occur). A session of a body is a meeting or series of connected meetings devoted to a single order of business, program, agenda or announced purpose, in which - when there is more than one meeting - each succeeding meeting is scheduled with a view to continuing business at the point where it was left off at the previous meeting. See Robert's Rules of Order, Newly Revised, 10th ed., p. 80.
An adjournment terminates a meeting, but it may or may not terminate a session. If another meeting to continue the same order of business
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(For reference: 57-8 is the Condo Act, 57-8a is the Community Association Act, 16-6a is the Nonprofit Act)