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 15 - Election of the President

      15.1. The President of the Assembly shall be elected after the credentials of the representatives and substitutes have been examined under Rule 6. No representative may stand as a candidate for the office of President unless nominated in writing by ten or more representatives or substitutes at least forty-eight hours before the opening of the session or part-session. See also Rule 15.5. .
      15.2. The President shall be elected by secret ballot. Two tellers chosen by lot shall count the votes cast, assisted by the Secretariat. If, after two ballots, no candidate has obtained an absolute majority of the representatives of the Assembly, the candidate who on the third ballot receives the greatest number of votes shall be declared elected. In the event of a tie, the older candidate shall be declared elected.
      15.3. If only one candidature is proposed to the Assembly, the candidate shall be declared elected without a ballot.
      15.4. As soon as the President has been elected, the provisional President shall leave the Chair.
      15.5. The President shall remain in office until the opening of the next ordinary session. Should the office of President fall vacant, or if the President is unable to discharge his/her duties, the most senior Vice-President shall act until the election of a new President at the following part-session. If the most senior Vice-President
is unable to assume the functions of the President, the task will
be entrusted to the next most senior Vice-President. The President so elected shall remain in office until the opening of the next ordinary session. The President may be re-elected once for a further term, consecutive or not. However, a President elected in the course of a session for an incomplete term may be re-elected for two further terms.
      15.6. The President, if appointed a member of a government The
Committee on Rules of Procedure and Immunities (Doc. 6656) held
that “member of government” should be interpreted in the widest
sense, including the office of Secretary or Under-Secretary of State., shall immediately lose his or her office of President.