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Rules of Procedure of the European Parliament
9th parliamentary term - July 2019
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NOTE TO THE READER
COMPENDIUM OF THE MAIN LEGAL ACTS RELATED TO THE RULES OF PROCEDURE

TITLE V : RELATIONS WITH OTHER INSTITUTIONS AND BODIES
CHAPTER 6 : CONSULTATION OF OTHER INSTITUTIONS AND BODIES

Rule 146 : Consultation of the Committee of the Regions

1.   Where the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union provides for the consultation of the Committee of the Regions, the President shall initiate the consultation procedure and inform Parliament thereof.

2.   A committee may request that the Committee of the Regions be consulted on matters of a general nature or on specific points.

The committee shall indicate, in its request, the deadline for delivery by the Committee of the Regions of its opinion.

A request for consultation of the Committee of the Regions shall be announced to Parliament at its next part-session and shall be deemed to have been approved, unless within 24 hours from the announcement a political group or Members reaching at least the low threshold request that it be put to the vote.

3.   Opinions forwarded by the Committee of the Regions shall be referred to the committee responsible.

Last updated: 21 June 2019Legal notice