Rules of Procedure of the European Parliament
8th parliamentary term - September 2016
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TITLE II : LEGISLATIVE, BUDGETARY AND OTHER PROCEDURES
CHAPTER 11 : OTHER PROCEDURES

Rule 107 : Consideration under the procedure with associated committees or the procedure with joint committee meetings

1.   If the basic legislative act was adopted by Parliament under the procedure provided for in Rule 54, the following additional provisions shall apply to the consideration of delegated acts and draft implementing acts or measures:

-   the delegated act or draft implementing act or measure shall be forwarded to the committee responsible and the associated committee;

-   the chair of the committee responsible shall set a deadline by which the associated committee may draw up proposals on matters falling within its exclusive competence or the two committees’ joint competence;

-   if the delegated act or draft implementing act or measure falls mainly within the exclusive competence of the associated committee, the latter’s proposals shall be accepted without a vote by the committee responsible; failing that, the President may authorise the associated committee to table a motion for a resolution in plenary.

2.   If the basic legislative act was adopted by Parliament under the procedure provided for in Rule 55, the following additional provisions shall apply to the consideration of delegated acts and draft implementing acts or measures:

-   upon receipt of the delegated act or draft implementing act or measure, the President shall determine which committee is responsible or which committees are jointly responsible for its consideration, in accordance with the criteria laid down in Rule 55 and any agreements reached between the chairs of the committees concerned;

-   if a delegated act or a draft implementing act or measure has been forwarded for consideration under the procedure with joint committee meetings, each committee may request that a joint meeting be convened to consider a motion for a resolution. If the chairs of the committees concerned fail to reach agreement, the joint meeting shall be convened by the Chair of the Conference of Committee Chairs.

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