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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 5 : RESOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Rule 125 : Consultation of the Committee of the Regions

1.   Where the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union provides for consultation of the Committee of the Regions, the President shall initiate the consultation procedure and inform Parliament thereof.

2.   A committee may request that the Committee of the Regions be consulted on matters of a general nature or on specific points.

The committee shall indicate the deadline for delivery by the Committee of the Regions of its opinion.

A request for consultation of the Committee of the Regions shall be approved by Parliament without debate.

3.   Opinions forwarded by the Committee of the Regions shall be referred to the committee responsible.

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