Rules of Procedure of the European Parliament
8th parliamentary term - July 2018
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CONTENTS
APPENDIX
INDEX
NOTE TO THE READER
COMPENDIUM OF THE MAIN LEGAL ACTS RELATED TO THE RULES OF PROCEDURE
New version that entered into force on 11 February 2019 PDF

TITLE VIII : COMMITTEES AND DELEGATIONS
CHAPTER 1 : COMMITTEES

Rule 196 : Setting-up of standing committees(1)

Parliament shall, on a proposal from the Conference of Presidents, set up standing committees. Their responsibilities shall be defined in an annex to these Rules of Procedure(2). That annex shall be adopted by a majority of the votes cast. Their members shall be elected during the first part-session following the re-election of Parliament and again two and a half years thereafter.

The responsibilities of standing committees can also be defined at a time other than that at which the committee is set up.

(1)The version of Rule 196 which will apply from the opening of the July 2019 part-session is reproduced in the Appendix to this edition of the Rules of Procedure.
(2)See Annex V.
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