Rules of Procedure of the Assembly (October 2017)

(Resolution 1202 (1999) adopted on 4 November 1999) with subsequent modifications of the Rules of Procedure* * Resolutions ,
1234 (2000), 1235 (2000), 1266 (2001), 1275 (2002), 1284 (2002),
1296 (2002), 1325 (2003), 1343 (2003), 1348 (2003), 1356 (2003),
1368 (2004), 1369 (2004), 1379 (2004), 1395 (2004), 1431 (2005),
1432 (2005), 1445 (2005), 1447 (2005), 1448 (2005), 1490 (2006),
1491 (2006), 1503 (2006), 1504 (2006), 1515 (2006), 1529 (2006),
1554 (2007), 1583 (2007), 1584 (2007), 1585 (2007), 1658 (2009),
1698 (2009), 1699 (2009), 1712 (2010), 1780 (2010), 1799 (2011),
1841 (2011), 1842 (2011), 1854 (2011), 1903 (2012), 1911 (2012),
1937 (2013), 1965 (2013), 2002 (2014), 2058 (2015), 2102 (2016),
2169 (2017), 2182 (2017)

Rules of Procedure of the Assembly

Parts: I. II. III. IV. V. VI. VII. VIII. IX. X. XI. XII. XIII. XIV. XV. XVI. XVII.

Complementary texts

Parts: I. II. III. IV. V. VI. VII. VIII. IX. X. XI. XII. XIII. XIV. XV. XVI. XVII. XVIII. XIX. XX. XXI. XXII.

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      Rule 55 - Procedure for dismissing chairpersons and vice-chairpersons of committees

      55.1. A committee may terminate the office of its chairperson or a vice-chairperson at the request of one third of the full members of the committee belonging to at least three political groups and five national delegations on the ground that he or she no longer enjoys the confidence of the committee, be it that he or she no longer fulfils the conditions required for the exercise of that office or is guilty of serious misconduct by seriously or repeatedly violating the provisions of the Code of Conduct for Members of the Parliamentary Assembly.
      A motion for dismissal concerning the same person and based on the same grounds may be presented only once in the course of an ordinary session of the Assembly.
      55.2. The motion for dismissal shall be sent to the members of the committee at least one week before the date of the meeting for which its signatories have requested it be placed on the agenda.
      55.3. After the motion for dismissal has been released and until the final decision on the motion is taken, the chairperson or vice-chairperson ceases to chair the meetings of the committee.
      55.4. The dismissal shall be pronounced by the committee under the quorum conditions laid down in Rule 47.3. , and by a two-thirds majority of the votes cast. It shall have immediate effect. Rule 47.2. on secret ballot shall not apply.
      55.5. The voluntary resignation of the chairperson or vice-chairperson concerned from his or her office shall terminate the procedure.
      55.6. A committee chairperson or vice-chairperson who has been dismissed shall not be eligible for election or re-election to the position of chairperson of vice-chairperson of a committee. He or she may not be granted the title of honorary associate of the Parliamentary Assembly.