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Enlargement of the Council of Europe: the budgetary administrative powers of the Assembly

Order 536 (1997)

Parliamentary Assembly
Assembly debate on 24 September 1997 (29th Sitting) (see Doc. 7900, report of the Committee on the Budget and the Intergovernmental Work Programme, rapporteur: Mr Martínez). Text adopted by the Assembly on 24 September 1997 (29th Sitting).

The Assembly,

1. Referring to its Recommendation 1344 (1997) on the enlargement of the Council of Europe: the budgetary and administrative powers of the Assembly, and in particular paragraph 3;
2. Recalling its Recommendation 918 (1981) on the duties and responsibilities of the Clerk of the Assembly and the relationship between the Assembly, the Clerk and the staff placed at the disposal of the Assembly,
3. Instructs its Committee on Rules of Procedure to amend the Assembly's Rules of Procedure so as to confirm that the Clerk performs his or her duties under the authority of the Assembly and is accountable to the President of the Assembly, and to provide that the Deputy Clerk stand in for the Clerk of the Assembly, in the absence of the latter.