"6.3. with regard to the procedure for the challenge and reconsideration of national delegations' credentials on procedural grounds, it resolves to reinforce the criteria for the composition of national delegations:
6.3.1. by inserting in Rule 6.2.a., after the first sentence, the following sentence: "National delegations shall comprise only parliamentarians elected on the territory coming under the legitimate authority of that member State and within the internationally recognised boundaries of the national territory.";
[Footnote: In accordance with the principle of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of States, a delegation shall not comprise representatives elected illegally on an occupied or annexed territory, or representatives of territorial entities not recognised by the overwhelming majority of the Council of Europe member States.]
6.3.2. by inserting in Rule 7.1.b, after the words "national delegations should be composed so as to ensure a fair representation of the political parties or groups in their parliaments", the following words: ", shall include only members elected on the territory coming under the legitimate authority of that member State and within the internationally recognised boundaries of the national territory."