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Rules of Procedure of the European Parliament
7th parliamentary term - December 2009
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TITLE VI : SESSIONS
CHAPTER 1 : SESSIONS OF PARLIAMENT

Rule 133 : Parliamentary term, sessions, part-sessions, sittings

1.   The parliamentary term shall run concurrently with the term of office of Members provided for in the Act of 20 September 1976.

2.   The session shall be the annual period prescribed by the Act and the Treaties.

3.   The part-session shall be the meeting of Parliament convened as a rule each month and subdivided into daily sittings.

Sittings of Parliament held on the same day shall be deemed to be a single sitting.

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