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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    Committees See Statute
of the Council of Europe, Article 24. Retour au sommaire Atteindre l'élement suivant Atteindre l'élement précédent

      Rule 46 - Bureaux of committees

      46.1. The Bureau of each committee shall consist of the chairperson and the three vice-chairpersons, normally elected at the first committee meeting of each ordinary session, while taking into account the principle of gender equality.
      46.2. Until the chairperson of the committee is elected, the meeting shall be chaired by the oldest member present, under whose chairpersonship no subject other than the election of the chairperson may be considered.
      46.3. Committee members who have been members for at least one year This
provision does not apply to new committees. may be candidates for the office of chairperson or vice-chairperson and must belong to the political group to which the Chair or a Vice-Chair has been allocated on the basis of an agreement reached among the political groups within the Presidential Committee. See Bureau
decision on 23 April 2012 on the order of precedence of vice-chairpersons
of committees (which shall be established according to the agreement
between the political groups regarding the attribution of the positions
of first, second and third vice-chairpersons). A single candidate put forward for any office shall be declared elected without proceeding to a vote.
      46.4. No chairperson or vice-chairperson of a committee or sub-committee may be chairperson or vice-chairperson of another Assembly committee or sub-committee. This does not apply to ad hoc committees and ad hoc sub-committees.
      46.5. Elections shall be held by secret ballot. Two tellers chosen by lot shall count the votes, assisted by the Secretariat. See
guidelines, 
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      46.6. A candidate who obtains an absolute majority of the votes cast on the first ballot shall be declared elected. On the second ballot the election shall be by relative majority See also Rule 40.11. .. In the event of a tie, there shall be a third ballot; in the event of a further tie, the older candidate shall be declared elected.
      46.7. The chairperson and the vice-chairpersons of a committee shall remain in office until the opening of the next ordinary session of the Assembly. They may be re-elected for one further term, consecutive or not. A committee chairperson or vice-chairperson elected in the course of a session for an incomplete term may be re-elected for two further terms. A former chairperson of a committee may stand for the office of chairperson or vice-chairperson of the same committee on expiry of a period of four years, for two further terms, consecutive or not. The outgoing chairperson of a committee may stand for the office of chairperson or vice-chairperson of another committee on expiry of a period of two years. A chairperson or vice-chairperson of a committee who has been dismissed from office pursuant to Rule 55 may not be a candidate for the office of chairperson or vice-chairperson of a committee or a sub-committee.