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Rules of Procedure of the European Parliament
7th parliamentary term - December 2009
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TITLE IV : RELATIONS WITH OTHER BODIES
CHAPTER 2 : STATEMENTS

Rule 113 : Statements by the European Central Bank

1.   The President of the European Central Bank shall present to Parliament the Bank's Annual Report on the activities of the European System of Central Banks and on the monetary policy of both the previous and the current year.

2.   This presentation shall be followed by a general debate.

3.   The President of the European Central Bank shall be invited to attend meetings of the committee responsible at least four times a year in order to make a statement and to answer questions.

4.   If they or Parliament so request, the President, Vice-President and other Members of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank shall be invited to attend additional meetings.

5.   A verbatim report of the proceedings under paragraphs 3 and 4 shall be drawn up in the official languages.

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