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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 139 : Short presentation

At the request of the rapporteur or on a proposal from the Conference of Presidents, Parliament may also decide that an item not needing a full debate will be dealt with by means of a short presentation in plenary by the rapporteur. In that event, the Commission shall have the opportunity to respond, followed by up to ten minutes of debate in which the President may give the floor, for up to one minute each, to Members who catch his eye.

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