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Rules of Procedure of the European Parliament
9th parliamentary term - June 2020
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NOTE TO THE READER
COMPENDIUM OF THE MAIN LEGAL ACTS RELATED TO THE RULES OF PROCEDURE
  A new title XIIIa entitled "Extraordinary circumstances" will apply from 18.1.2021 (see Text adopted of 17.12.2020, P9_TA(2020)0380).

TITLE VII : SESSIONS
CHAPTER 2 : ORDER OF BUSINESS OF PARLIAMENT

Rule 160 : Short presentation

At the request of the rapporteur or on a proposal from the Conference of Presidents, Parliament may also decide that an item that does not need a full debate will be dealt with by means of a short presentation in plenary by the rapporteur. In that event, the Commission shall have the opportunity to respond, followed by up to ten minutes of debate in which the President may give the floor, for up to one minute each, to Members who catch his or her eye.

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