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Rules of Procedure of the European Parliament
7th parliamentary term - December 2009
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TITLE VI : SESSIONS
CHAPTER 5 : QUORUM AND VOTING

Rule 163 : Split voting

1.   Where the text to be put to the vote contains two or more provisions or references to two or more points or lends itself to division into two or more parts having a distinct meaning and/or normative value, a split vote may be requested by a political group or at least 40 Members.

2.   The request shall be made the evening before the vote, unless the President sets a different deadline. The President shall decide on the request.

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