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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 VII : SESSIONS
CHAPTER 6 : POINTS OF ORDER AND PROCEDURAL MOTIONS

Rule 185 : Procedural motions

1.   Requests to move a procedural motion, namely:

(a)   the inadmissibility of a matter (Rule 187);

(b)   referral back to committee (Rule 188);

(c)   the closure of a debate (Rule 189);

(d)   the adjournment of a debate or vote (Rule 190); or

(e)   the suspension or closure of the sitting (Rule 191)

shall take precedence over other requests to speak.

In addition to the mover, only the following Members shall be heard on these motions: one speaker against and the Chair or rapporteur of the committee responsible.

2.   The speaking time shall not exceed one minute.

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