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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    Additional provisions relating to Assembly debates Retour au sommaire Atteindre l'élement suivant Atteindre l'élement précédent

    (adopted by the Bureau of the Assembly on 25 March 2002 On 26 March 2002 the Standing Committee approved these provisions. and 17 December 2007 See Doc. 11490 Part 1.)

      vii. - Protection against attacks on a person's honour and reputation (Rule 22.6 of the Rules of Procedure) - right of reply See Resolution
1854 (2011). On 21 January 2013, the Bureau of the Assembly decided
that the right-to-reply procedure provided for in Resolution 1854
(2011) concerning response to defamatory statements made in plenary
sittings shall apply mutatis mutandis to statements
made during meetings of the Bureau or of committees.

      1. Any member of the Assembly who has been named or referred to directly and considers that his or her reputation has been adversely affected by a statement made in the course of a debate by another member may ask the President of the Assembly the authorisation to take the floor for not more than two minutes at the end of the debate. The President has the discretion to decide on how to respond to such a request. He or she may ask the person who made the statement to provide an explanation.
      2. Any person who has been named or referred to directly and considers that his or her reputation has been adversely affected by a statement made in the course of a debate by a member of the Assembly may submit a written request to the President of the Assembly for an appropriate response to be included in the official report.
      3. The written request shall be reasoned, make reference to the impugned statement in the report and shall not contain any vexatious or offensive wording; it shall be submitted within three months of the date of the sitting during which the statement at issue was made.
      4. The President shall examine the request and decide:
      — either to include in the report a note in respect of the impugned statement along the following model: "By letter dated …, [person's name] disagrees with the assertion/statement appearing in this report, on the ground that …";
      — or not to include such a note.
      5. This provision shall not apply if the words spoken have been struck from the report in accordance with Rule 22.6. .