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Rules of Procedure of the European Parliament
9th parliamentary term - July 2019
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CONTENTS
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 2 : OFFICERS OF PARLIAMENT

Rule 20 : Vacancies (1)

1.   If it becomes necessary for the President, a Vice-President or a Quaestor to be replaced, a successor shall be elected in accordance with the respective rules for elections to the office concerned.

A newly elected Vice-President shall take the place of his or her predecessor in the order of precedence.

2.   If the office of President becomes vacant, a Vice-President, determined in accordance with the order of precedence, shall act as President until a new President is elected.

(1) Rule 20 applies mutatis mutandis to committees (see Rule 213(3)).
Last updated: 21 June 2019Legal notice