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Rules of Procedure of the European Parliament
7th parliamentary term - December 2009
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TITLE I : MEMBERS, PARLIAMENT BODIES AND POLITICAL GROUPS
CHAPTER 2 : OFFICERS OF PARLIAMENT

Rule 18 : Vacancies

1.   Should it be necessary for the President, a Vice-President or a Quaestor to be replaced, the successor shall be elected in accordance with the above rules.

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

2.   Should the President's seat become vacant, the first Vice-President shall act as President until a new President is elected.

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