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Rules of Procedure of the European Parliament
7th parliamentary term - December 2009
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TITLE VI : SESSIONS
CHAPTER 2 : ORDER OF BUSINESS OF PARLIAMENT

Rule 137 : Draft agenda

1.   Before each part-session the draft agenda shall be drawn up by the Conference of Presidents on the basis of recommendations by the Conference of Committee Chairs taking into account the agreed annual legislative programme referred to in Rule 35.

The Commission and the Council may, at the invitation of the President attend the deliberations of the Conference of Presidents on the draft agenda.

2.   The draft agenda may indicate voting times for certain items down for consideration.

3.   One or two periods, together totalling a maximum of 60 minutes, may be set aside in the draft agenda for debates on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law pursuant to Rule 122.

4.   The final draft agenda shall be distributed to Members at least three hours before the beginning of the part-session.

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