Previous 
 Next 
Rules of Procedure of the European Parliament
7th parliamentary term - December 2009
   PDF PDF
CONTENTS
INDEX
USEFUL INFORMATION

TITLE VI : SESSIONS
CHAPTER 6 : INTERRUPTIVE AND PROCEDURAL MOTIONS

Rule 178 : Suspension or closure of the sitting

The sitting may be suspended or closed during a debate or a vote if Parliament so decides on a proposal from the President or at the request of a political group or at least 40 Members. Such a proposal or request shall be put to the vote immediately.

Last updated: 30 November 2009Legal notice