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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    Exceptional procedures Retour au sommaire Atteindre l'élement suivant Atteindre l'élement précédent

      Rule 52 - Urgent procedure in the Standing Committee

      52.1. At the request of the Committee of Ministers, of a committee of the Assembly, or of ten or more representatives or substitutes, a debate may be held on an item which has not been placed on the agenda of the Standing Committee. 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 cannot be the subject of a request for
urgent procedure.
      52.2. A request for urgent procedure shall be addressed to the President of the Assembly, not later than one week before the meeting of the Standing Committee.
      52.3. The request shall be considered by the Bureau in the light of the other items already on the draft agenda of the Standing Committee.
      52.4. If the Bureau approves the request, it shall, subject to confirmation by the Standing Committee:
      - refer the item to a committee of the Assembly for report;
      - place the item on the draft agenda of the Standing Committee.
      52.5. The Standing Committee shall decide upon urgent procedure as the first order of the day. Only the following may speak: one speaker in favour, one speaker against, the chairperson of the committee concerned and a representative of the Bureau speaking in its name.
      52.6. Confirmation of urgent procedure shall require a two-thirds majority of the votes cast.