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Rules of Procedure of the European Parliament
9th parliamentary term - July 2019
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TITLE VII : SESSIONS
CHAPTER 7 : PUBLIC RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS

Rule 202 : Minutes

1.   The minutes of each sitting, detailing the proceedings, the names of speakers and the decisions of Parliament, including the result of any vote on any amendment, shall be made available at least half an hour before the beginning of the afternoon period of the next sitting.

2.   A list of documents forming the basis for Parliament's debates and decisions shall be published in the minutes.

3.   At the beginning of the afternoon period of each sitting, the President shall place before Parliament, for its approval, the minutes of the previous sitting.

4.   If any objections to the minutes are raised, Parliament shall, if necessary, decide whether the changes requested should be taken into account. No Member may speak on the subject for more than one minute.

5.   The minutes shall be signed by the President and the Secretary-General and preserved in the records of Parliament. They shall be published in the Official Journal of the European Union.

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