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Strengthening the decision-making process of the Parliamentary Assembly concerning credentials and voting

Amendment No. 5 | Doc. 14621 | 08 October 2018

Signatories:
Mr Volodymyr ARIEV, Ukraine, EPP/CD ; Mr Boryslav BEREZA, Ukraine, EPP/CD ; Sir Christopher CHOPE, United Kingdom, EC ; Sir Jeffrey DONALDSON, United Kingdom, EC ; Mr Mustafa DZHEMILIEV, Ukraine, EPP/CD ; Mr Vladyslav GOLUB, Ukraine, EPP/CD ; Mr Oleksii GONCHARENKO, Ukraine, EC ; Mr Andrzej HALICKI, Poland, EPP/CD ; Mr John HOWELL, United Kingdom, EC ; Ms Mariia IONOVA, Ukraine, EPP/CD ; Mr Giorgi KANDELAKI, Georgia, EPP/CD ; Mr Serhii KIRAL, Ukraine, EC ; Mr Luís LEITE RAMOS, Portugal, EPP/CD ; Mr Andrii LOPUSHANSKYI, Ukraine, ALDE ; Mr Jaak MADISON, Estonia, EC ; Mr Johan NISSINEN, Sweden, EC ; Mr Pieter OMTZIGT, Netherlands, EPP/CD ; Mr Serhiy SOBOLEV, Ukraine, EPP/CD ; Ms Olena SOTNYK, Ukraine, ALDE ; Mr Egidijus VAREIKIS, Lithuania, EPP/CD ; Mr Leonid YEMETS, Ukraine, EPP/CD ; Mr Emanuelis ZINGERIS, Lithuania, EPP/CD
Origin
2018 - Fourth part-session
In the draft resolution, after paragraph 6.2.2, insert the following paragraphs:

"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."

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