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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    Special rules on the title and prerogatives of Honorary President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe Retour au sommaire Atteindre l'élement suivant Atteindre l'élement précédent

      Special rules on the title and prerogatives of Honorary President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
      adopted by the Bureau of the Assembly on 25 January 1999 On
25 March 2002 the Bureau of the Assembly decided to grant the title
of Honorary President to all former presidents of the Assembly who
are no longer members of the Assembly. and amended by the Bureau on 22 May 2014 See Progress Report
of the Bureau and the Standing Committee, Doc. 13538, paragraph
4.2, and ratification by the Assembly on 23 June 2014. and by Resolution 2182 (2017)
      The regulations for Honorary President of the Assembly follow, mutatis mutandis, those of the Honorary Associates of the Parliamentary Assembly and similar provisions existing in national parliaments and international parliamentary assemblies.
      The decision to grant the title of Honorary President falls within the competence of the Bureau of the Assembly.
      1. Conditions for conferring the title of Honorary President of the Parliamentary Assembly
      Those who may be considered for this title are any former President of the Assembly who exercised the functions of President for at least one term (one year).
      The Honorary President will be given a diploma mentioning this title.
      2. Prerogatives linked to the quality of Honorary President of the Parliamentary Assembly
      a. The Honorary President can use this title in all activities of a public character such as publication of articles and books, lectures;
      b. the Honorary President can be invited to specific events organised by the Assembly or its committees, upon the initiative of those responsible for the event;
      c. the Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development Previously
the Committee on the Environment, Agriculture and Local and Regional
Affairs. can appoint the Honorary President to present Flags of Honour and Plaques of Honour to award-winning municipalities;
      d. the Secretary General of the Council of Europe can grant the Honorary President all facilities of an administrative kind compatible with existing regulations.
      3. When awarded the title of Honorary President, the former President of the Assembly shall sign a sworn declaration stating that he or she is not involved in representing or fostering another person’s or entity’s interests in the Assembly. The Honorary President shall be stripped of the title if he or she failed to declare any relevant interests or made an untruthful declaration.
      4. The above provisions are applicable to former Presidents of the Assembly provided they are no longer a member of the Parliamentary Assembly.
      5. These special rules shall not have any financial implications for the budget of the Parliamentary Assembly, the only exception being expenses under paragraph 2.e above.