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 16 - Election of Vice-Presidents

      16.1. After the election of the President, the election of the twenty Vice-Presidents shall, where appropriate, take place.
      16.2. One Vice-President shall be elected in respect of each national delegation entitled to a seat under the system of apportionment of Bureau seats referred to in Rule 14.3. . Where no candidature is proposed by a national delegation entitled to a seat, that seat shall remain vacant until such a candidature is proposed.
      16.3. No representative or substitute may be elected Vice-President unless proposed in writing by the chairperson of the national delegation concerned, on behalf of that delegation while taking into account the principle of gender equality.
      16.4. The candidates proposed by the national delegations shall be declared elected without a ballot. However, if there is a request for a vote by at least twenty representatives or substitutes in respect of one or several candidates, they shall be elected by secret ballot. The request for a vote shall be made in the Chamber at the moment when the candidatures are presented.
      16.5. In case of a vote, the candidates for Vice-President requested to be elected by vote shall be elected by secret ballot. Two tellers chosen by lot shall count the votes cast, assisted by the Secretariat. Those candidates who on the first ballot obtain an absolute majority of the representatives of the Assembly shall be declared elected. If the number of those elected is less than the number of vacancies to be filled, a second ballot for the candidates not elected shall be held. Those candidates who then receive an absolute majority of the votes cast, with more than half the number of representatives having voted, shall be declared elected. Where a candidate is not elected after the second ballot, that seat shall remain vacant until a candidate presented by the national delegation in accordance with paragraph 3 above obtains the requisite majority.
      16.6. The Vice-Presidents shall take precedence by age.
      16.7. Except when the delegation to which a Vice-President belongs is renewed in the course of the session, or in the event of dismissal pursuant to Rule 54 , Vice-Presidents shall remain in office until the opening of the next ordinary session. Should it be necessary for a Vice-President to be replaced, his or her successor shall be elected in accordance with the above provisions. In the order of precedence he or she shall come after the Vice-Presidents previously elected.