World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean Gov't Doc #: EM/RC12B/R.12
Type Of Publication : Regional Committee resolutions RC Resolution Fulltext Sub-Committee, Having considered the amendments to the Rules of Procedure as proposed by the Regional Director [EM/RC12/13], ADOPTS the following
amendments to its Rules of Procedure: Rule 25 Immediately following this rule, insert a new rule as follows: Rule 25 [bis] "After the Chairman has announced the beginning of voting, no Representative shall interrupt the voting except on a point of order in connexion with the actual conduct of voting" Rule 27 Immediately following this rule, insert a new rule as follows: Rule 27 [bis] "A decision by the Sub-Committee whether or not to vote by secret ballot may only be taken by a show of hands, if the Sub- Committee has decided to vote on a particular question by secret ballot no other mode of voting may be requested or decided upon" Rule 32 Immediately following this rule, insert a new rule as follows: Rule 32 [bis] "No representative may address the Sub-Committee without having previously obtained the permission of the Chairman. The Chairman shall call upon speakers in the order in which they signify their desire to speak. The Chairman may call a speaker to order if his remarks are not relevant to the subject under discussion" Rule 34 New text: "In addition to exercising the powers which are conferred upon him elsewhere by these Rules, the Chairman shall declare the opening and closing of each meeting of the Sub-Committee, shall direct the discussions, ensure observance of these Rules, accord the right to speak, put questions to the vote and announce decisions. He shall rule on points of order, and, subject to these Rules, shall control the proceedings at any meeting and shall maintain order thereat The Chairman may, in the course of the discussion of any item, propose to the Sub-Committee the limitation of the time to be allowed to each speaker or the closure of the list of speakers" Rule 36 Following this rule insert a new rule as follows: Rule 36 [bis] "Subject to Rule 36, any motion calling for a decision on the competence of the Sub-Committee to adopt a proposal submitted to it shall be put to the vote before a vote is taken on the proposal in question" Rule 42 In the fifth line after "put to the vote", insert the following: "Where, however, the adoption of one amendment necessarily implies the rejection of another amendment, the latter amendment shall not be put to the vote"
Keywords: In Process,
( 1962).Rules of procedure, World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean