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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 XIII : APPLICATION AND AMENDMENT OF THE RULES OF PROCEDURE

Rule 237 : Amendment of the Rules of Procedure

1.   Any Member may propose amendments to these Rules and to their annexes accompanied, where appropriate, by short justifications.

The committee responsible shall examine them and decide whether to submit them to Parliament.

For the purpose of applying Rules 180, 181 and 183 to consideration of such proposed amendments in Parliament, references made in those Rules to the ‘original text’ or the proposal for a legally binding act shall be considered as referring to the provision in force at the time.

2.   In accordance with Article 232 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, amendments to these Rules shall be adopted only if they secure the votes of a majority of the component Members of Parliament.

3.   Unless otherwise specified when the vote is taken, amendments to these Rules and to their annexes shall enter into force on the first day of the part-session following that of their adoption.

Last updated: 21 June 2019Legal notice