Rules of Procedure of the Assembly (July 2019)

(Resolution 1202 (1999) adopted on 4 November 1999) with subsequent modifications of the Rules of Procedure* * Resolutions 1220 (2000),
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), 2208 (2018)

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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of the Council of Europe, Article 12. and records

      Rule 28 - Index Official and working languages

      28.1. The official languages of the Assembly shall be English and French.
      28.2. Documents of the Assembly shall be published in both official languages.
      28.3. The working languages of the Assembly shall be those of the member States which are major contributors to the Council of Europe budget, provided that the necessary appropriations for their funding are entered in the Assembly’s budget.

      Rule 29 - Index Interpretation in the Assembly

      29.1. Words spoken in an official or working language shall be simultaneously interpreted into the other official and working languages.
      29.2. Speeches may be made in a language other than the official or working languages. In such cases the speaker shall be responsible for arranging for simultaneous interpretation into one of the official or working languages, which shall be simultaneously interpreted into the other official and working languages.

      Rule 30 - Index Interpretation in committees

      30.1. Interpretation during the meetings of the committees and the Bureau shall be provided in the official languages and, for working languages, under the conditions stipulated in Rule 28.3. . Interpretation at meetings of the Committee on the Election of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights and in sub-committees shall be limited to official languages. See also 
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      30.2. Subject to the agreement of the chairperson of the committee, a speaker who cannot use one of the official or working languages may bring an interpreter. Interpretation shall then be provided, as far as possible, on the same conditions as in the Assembly.

      Rule 31 - Reports of debates

      31.1. Index An official report of the debates of each part-session shall be issued. A provisional report of each sitting shall be distributed as soon as possible. The verbatim records of speeches delivered in any of the working languages shall also be distributed. Currently this
is only the case for German and Italian.
      31.2. In addition to the speeches delivered, the report shall include texts submitted by those representatives and substitutes on the list of speakers who were unable to speak for lack of time, provided that their author was present during the debate. See
the additional provisions relating to Assembly debates, 
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      31.3. Any correction by a speaker to his or her speech in the provisional report shall be given to the Secretariat within twenty-four hours of the report’s publication.