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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    Code of conduct for rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly See Resolution 1799 (2011)
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      Code of conduct for rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly See Resolution 1799 (2011)
and Resolution 2182 (2017).
      Pursuant to Rule 50.1. of the Assembly's Rules of Procedure, the following rules shall be applicable to the rapporteurs of the Parliamentary Assembly in the exercise of their duties:
      1. Rules of conduct for rapporteurs:
      1.1. principle of neutrality, impartiality and objectivity, including in particular:
      1.1.1. obligation to declare any economic, commercial, financial or other interests, on a professional, personal or family level, connected with the subject of the report; All candidates for rapporteurship shall declare any interests
which might be considered relevant or conflicting with the subject
of the report or with the country concerned by the report at the
time of appointment in committee. This declaration shall be recorded
in the minutes of the meeting.
      1.1.2. undertaking not to seek or accept instructions from any government or governmental or non-governmental organisation, or pressure group or individual;
      1.1.3. undertaking not to accept any reward, honorary distinction, decoration, favour, substantial gift or remuneration from a government or governmental or non-governmental organisation, a pressure group or an individual in connection with activities carried out in the exercise of their duties;
      1.1.4. undertaking to refrain from any act which may cast doubt on their neutrality;
      1.2. obligation of discretion, in particular the undertaking not to make personal use of information acquired in the course of their duties;
      1.3. undertaking of availability, in particular:
      1.3.1. undertaking to attend committee meetings, Assembly sessions and Standing Committee meetings in connection with their duties;
      1.3.2. undertaking to report to the committee;
      1.3.3. undertaking to carry out all necessary fact-finding visits;
      1.4. undertaking to present a timetable of action to the committee in keeping with the mandate, together with a deadline for submitting their draft report (in line with Rule 26.4. of the Assembly's Rules of Procedure);
      1.5. undertaking to respect the values of the Council of Europe.
      2. Rules applicable to the conduct of fact-finding missions:
      2.1. undertaking that any fact-finding mission should be consistent with and take place within the framework of the rapporteur's mandate;
      2.2. undertaking to act in a manner respectful of the laws and regulations of the country in which the fact-finding mission takes place.
      3. Rules applicable to the publication of sources used in the drafting of the report:
      The committee can ask the rapporteur, or the rapporteur may decide himself or herself, to publish, in an appendix to the draft report, the list of individuals, experts and representatives of governmental or non-governmental organisations consulted, met or received in the process of drafting the report.
      4. Penalty for breaching the rules:
      Should a rapporteur fail to honour one or more undertakings, in particular if he or she failed to declare any relevant interests or made an untruthful declaration, the committee shall withdraw his or her mandate and replace him or her.
      5. Any appointed rapporteur shall be given a copy of the present code of conduct.