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 37 - Procedural motions

      37.1. A member shall have a prior right to speak if he or she asks leave:
      37.1.a. to move a dilatory motion; The effect of adopting a
dilatory motion is to defer the debate until such time as one or
more conditions relating to the text under discussion are fulfilled.
      37.1.b. to move the adjournment of the Assembly The effect of adjourning
the Assembly is to close the sitting. or of a debate The effect of adjourning the debate is to
bring up the next item on the agenda for immediate discussion.;
      37.1.c. to move the closure of a debate The effect of closure
of a debate is to halt discussion, and where possible to have the
text or texts before the Assembly voted on immediately.;
      37.1.d. to move reference of the report back to committee either during the opening sitting when the draft agenda is adopted, or when the report is debated anytime before the vote on the whole of any draft text begins.
      None of these procedural motions may be moved more than once during a debate.
      The procedural motions mentioned in paragraphs a. to c. shall be in order only if notice has been given in writing to the President before the end of the previous sitting. If these motions and also the reference of a report back to committee mentioned in paragraph d. are moved in the course of the first sitting of a part-session, such notice must be given two hours before the start of the sitting.
      37.2. The above matters shall take precedence over the main question, the proceedings on which shall be suspended while they are being considered.
      37.3. In debate on the above matters the following only shall be heard: the mover of the motion, one speaker against the motion, and the rapporteur or the chairperson of the committee concerned. For
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