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Rules of Procedure of the European Parliament
7th parliamentary term - December 2009
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TITLE II : LEGISLATIVE, BUDGETARY AND OTHER PROCEDURES
CHAPTER 11 : OTHER PROCEDURES

Rule 83 : Procedure for delivering opinions pursuant to Article 140 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union

1.   When Parliament is consulted on Council recommendations pursuant to Article 140(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, it shall, after theCouncil has presented those recommendations in plenary, deliberate on the basis of a proposal submitted orally or in writing by its committee responsible and advocating approval or rejection of the recommendations on which Parliament has been consulted.

2.   Parliament shall then take a single collective vote on the recommendations, to which no amendments may be tabled.

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