Rules of Procedure of the Assembly (February 2021)

(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), 2278 (2019), 2287 (2019),
2349 (2020), 2350 (2020), 2360 (2021)<br><br>Wherever used herein, the masculine form refers to both women and men, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise. The words "President", "Vice-President", "Secretary General", "Representative", "Substitute", "chairperson", etc. refer to persons of both sexes.

Rules of Procedure of the Assembly

Parts: I. II. III. IV. V. VI. VII. VIII. IX. X. XI. XII. XIII. XIV. XV. XVI. XVII. XVIII.

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 26 - Reference to committee On 23 May 2019, the Bureau of the Assembly
approved Guidelines for consideration of motions for resolutions
and recommendations (see 
				{P: BHBHBCAF}
			). The provisions of Rules 26.1.  and 26.3.  shall not apply to a motion for dismissal
(Rules 54.2.  and 54.3. ) – which shall be automatically
referred to the Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and
Institutional Affairs – nor to a motion to initiate a complementary
joint procedure between the Committee of Ministers and the Parliamentary
Assembly in response to a serious violation by a member State of
its statutory obligations (Rule  ), which shall be automatically referred
to the Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy for report.

      26.1. The Bureau shall reach a decision on all documents mentioned in Rule 24.2.c. . and, if appropriate, h., if necessary after consulting one or more committees, and may decide that the documents shall be referred to one or more committees, forwarded to one or more committees for information, or that no further action be taken. A document forwarded for information may not give rise to a committee report to the Assembly.
      26.2. The Bureau may refer a specific matter to a committee for a report to the Assembly, particularly as part of the action to be taken on an adopted text, provided that the matter has not already been referred to it.
      26.3. The Bureau shall submit these decisions for ratification as soon as possible, either by the Assembly or the Standing Committee. These decisions shall become available to members through the Progress Report of the Bureau and the Standing Committee or in a separate document. Rule 33.5. , second and third sentences, shall apply mutatis mutandis. A document may be referred to only one committee for report, though it may be referred to any other committee for an opinion.
      26.4. A reference to committee shall lapse in two years or, at the request of the committee concerned, by a decision of the Assembly.