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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      Sessions of the Assembly

      Rule 1 - Ordinary sessions

      1.1. The Assembly shall hold each year an ordinary session Since 1994 the Parliamentary
Assembly year coincides with the calendar year (see Progress Report,
Doc. 6825, item II)., divided into several part-sessions.
      1.2. The dates of the sessions shall be fixed by the Assembly or by the Standing Committee See Rule 17.1.a. . or, failing that, by the Bureau in such a way that representatives and substitutes may be notified personally not less than three weeks beforehand.

      Rule 2 - Extraordinary sessions See the Statute of the Council of Europe,
Article 34.

      2.1. The Assembly may be convened in extraordinary session by agreement between the President of the Assembly and the Committee of Ministers, at the initiative of either.

      Rule 3 - Index Place of meeting See the Statute of the Council of Europe,
Article 33.

      3.1. Ordinary sessions of the Assembly shall be held at the seat of the Council of Europe unless the Assembly and the Committee of Ministers agree that they should be held elsewhere.
      3.2. Extraordinary sessions shall be held at such place as shall be decided by agreement between the President of the Assembly and the Committee of Ministers.

      Rule 4 - Duration of sessions See the Statute of the Council of Europe, Article 32.

      4.1. The period during which the Assembly shall meet in ordinary session shall not exceed a total of thirty-one days unless the Assembly and the Committee of Ministers agree otherwise.
      4.2. Extraordinary sessions shall end when the agenda is finished.