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Rules of Procedure of the European ParliamentPDF
8th parliamentary term - February 2019
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CONTENTS
APPENDIX
NOTE TO THE READER
COMPENDIUM OF THE MAIN LEGAL ACTS RELATED TO THE RULES OF PROCEDURE

TITLE I : MEMBERS, PARLIAMENT BODIES AND POLITICAL GROUPS
CHAPTER 4 : POLITICAL GROUPS

Rule 33 : Activities and legal situation of the political groups

1.   The political groups shall carry out their duties as part of the activities of the Union, including the tasks allocated to them by these Rules of Procedure. The political groups shall be provided with a secretariat on the basis of the establishment plan of the Parliament’s Secretariat, with administrative facilities and with the appropriations entered for that purpose in Parliament's budget.

2.   At the beginning of each parliamentary term, the Conference of Presidents shall endeavour to agree procedures for reflecting the political diversity of Parliament in the committees and delegations, as well as in the decision-making bodies.

3.   The Bureau shall, having regard to any proposal made by the Conference of Presidents, lay down the rules relating to the provision, implementation and monitoring of the facilities and appropriations referred to in paragraph 1, as well as to the related delegations of budget implementation powers and the consequences of any failure to respect those rules.

4.   Those rules shall determine the administrative and financial consequences in the event of the dissolution of a political group.

Last updated: 22 May 2019Legal notice