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PACE refers the reform of its rules concerning credentials and voting back to committee

At the end of a debate on strengthening the decision-making process of the Assembly concerning credentials and voting, PACE decided to refer the draft resolution contained in the report by Petra de Sutter (Belgium, SOC) back to its Rules Committee.

In view of the content of the debate, the rapporteur proposed to the Assembly that the text be referred back to the committee and that the issue returns for plenary debate at a later date. The proposal, which required a simple majority, was approved by 99 votes in favour, 79 against, with 16 abstentions.