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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 165 : Voting

1.   As a general rule Parliament shall vote by show of hands.

2.   If the President decides that the result is doubtful, a fresh vote shall be taken using the electronic voting system and, if the latter is not working, by sitting and standing.

3.   The result of the vote shall be recorded.

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