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Rules of Procedure of the European Parliament
9th parliamentary term - December, 2019
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CONTENTS
NOTE TO THE READER
COMPENDIUM OF THE MAIN LEGAL ACTS RELATED TO THE RULES OF PROCEDURE

TITLE VIII : COMMITTEES AND DELEGATIONS
CHAPTER 1 : COMMITTEES

Rule 207 : Special committees

1.   On a proposal from the Conference of Presidents, Parliament may, at any time, set up special committees, the responsibilities, numerical strength and term of office of which shall be defined at the same time as the decision to set them up is taken.

2.   The term of office of special committees may not exceed 12 months except where Parliament extends that period before its expiry. Unless otherwise decided in Parliament’s decision setting up the special committee, its term of office shall start running from the date of its constitutive meeting.

3.   Special committees shall not have the right to deliver opinions to other committees.

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