People's Republic Of China National People's Congress Standing Committee On Rules Of Procedure

Original Language Title: 中华人民共和国全国人民代表大会常务委员会议事规则

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People's Republic of China President, 13th

                   The Standing Committee of the national people's Congress to amend of People's Republic of China decision on the rules of procedure of the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress by the People's Republic of China on April 24, 2009, adopted at the 11th session of the Standing Committee of the eighth national people's Congress, are hereby promulgated and, as of the date of promulgation.

                            People's Republic of China President Hu Jintao

The April 24, 2009

Standing Committee of the national people's Congress on revising the People's Republic of China decision of the rules of procedure of the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress

(April 24, 2009 adopted at the eighth meeting of the Standing Committee of the 11th NPC)

The 11th meeting of the Standing Committee of the eighth national people's Congress decided to the People's Republic of China National People's Congress Standing Committee on rules of procedure read as follows: Increased, fifth paragraph, second paragraph: "during the meeting of the Standing Committee, need to adjust the agenda, proposed by the Chairman of the meeting, agreed by the plenary session of the Standing Committee.

” Second, article sixth amended as: "the meeting of the Standing Committee should be meeting 7th, date of meeting, suggested that the meeting should discuss the main issues, notifications and attend the meeting of the Standing Committee members of staff; convened the meeting at short notice.

” Third, the seventh article is revised as follows: "is not a members of the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress Chairman, Vice-Chairmen and members of the Special Committee, Deputy Secretary-General, the Director of the Working Committee, the Deputy Director of the Standing Committee, relevant departments, in attendance.

” Four, the article is changed to: "when the meeting of the Standing Committee, the Standing Committee of the people's congresses of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Director or Deputy Director of a person to attend the meeting and invite the deputies to attend the meeting.

” Five, Nineth adding a paragraph, second paragraph: "the session by the Chairman of the meeting of the Standing Committee to determine number of conveners, chaired the meeting. Lists drawn up by the Office of the Standing Committee, the Secretary-General is authorized, and adjusted periodically.

” One paragraph is added as a third paragraph: "held a joint meeting of the Standing Committee, chaired by the Chairman. Chairman may appoint a Vice Chairman, took the Chair.

” Six, the 13th to 12th, is revised as follows: "in accordance with the needs of the Conference, Chairman of may be entrusted with the work of the Standing Committee of the Commission, the Office of the draft motion and to explain to the meeting of the Standing Committee.

” Section seven, article 14th to 13th, the second paragraph is amended as: "removal should be accompanied by a reason for candidates to be appointed and appointment and removal; when necessary, the person responsible should be enough to answer questions.



Eight, add one, as the 16th: "the request for approval of final accounts and budgetary adjustment programmes motion, consideration by the financial and Economic Committee, as well as other relevant special committees, by the financial and Economic Committee to review reports from the meeting of the Standing Committee. "The motion of request for approval of treaties and agreements, the Foreign Affairs Committee, as well as other relevant special committees, by the Foreign Affairs Committee report the results of audits to the session of the Standing Committee.

” Article 20th nine, be modified to: "be attention of the Standing Committee of the plenary vote on the motion under consideration there are major issues that need further study, as Chairman or Chairman of the meeting, the group or the plenary meeting of the Conference agreed that, you can not put to the vote, refer to the relevant Special Committee for further consideration, proposed the consideration of the report.

” 22nd ten, be modified to: "plenary meeting of the Standing Committee of the State Council, the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate work report and heard plans for economic and social development and budget performance reports, listen to the final report and the audit report, Standing Committee on hearing report on the inspection of law enforcement's and heard other reports.

” Article XI the 25th to 26th, is revised as follows: "during the meeting of the Standing Committee, groups of ten or more members of the Standing Committee, can be submitted in writing to the Standing Committee under the State Council and departments under the State Council and the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate's question.



12, the addition of an article, as the 30th: "members of the Standing Committee in plenary meetings, group meetings and group meeting should focus on identified issues. "The Standing Committee of the whole meetings or group meetings when the arrangement consideration of the relevant issues, members of the Standing Committee has asked for the floor, offices presented to the Standing Committee by me before the meeting, arranged by the presiding officer, in order to speak. In plenary session and joint meeting request statement, agreed by the presiding officer, began to speak.

In breakout sessions, speakers, and agreed by the presiding officer, to speak. "Statement of the persons attending the meeting, apply the relevant provisions of this chapter.

” Under article 13, the 29th to the 31st, is amended as: "in statements made at the plenary session, not more than ten minutes; at the joint meeting and group meeting, no more than 15 minutes for the first intervention, the second time to the same question, no more than ten minutes. Prior requirements, agreed by the moderator, you can extend the time.

” Addition of a paragraph, as the second paragraph: "in statements made at the meeting of the Standing Committee, by staff of the Office of the standing record, a spokesman for check signing, published in a newsletter and archive of the Conference.



In addition, the supplement "General provisions" and "by-laws", the original title of the fourth chapter is amended as "ask question", adjusted accordingly to the chapter number; the original article tenth to the 25th, the clause order adjusted accordingly.

This decision shall come into force as of the date of.



People's Republic of China according to the rules of procedure of the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress decided to be revised and republished.

People's Republic of China National People's Congress Standing Committee on rules of procedure

(November 24, 1987 VI adopted by the 23rd session of the national people's Congress Standing Committee on April 24, 2009, the eighth meeting of the Standing Committee of the 11th NPC the modification of People's Republic of China decision to amend the rules of procedure of the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress)

Directory

Chapter I General provisions

Chapter meeting was held

Chapter III motion and are considered

Chapter fourth hearing and deliberating the work report

The fifth chapter inquiries and questions

The sixth chapter statements and voting

The seventh chapter by-laws

Chapter I General provisions

First in accordance with the Constitution, the national people's Congress organic law practice experience and the work of the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress, these rules are formulated.

Second Standing Committee of the national people's Congress considered motions, decisions, should fully promote democracy and apply the principle of democratic centralism.

Chapter meeting was held

The third Standing Committee of the national people's Congress meeting, generally held once every two months; when you have special needs, may be convened at the Conference. Convened and presided over by the Chairman of the Standing Committee meeting.

Chairman may appoint a Vice Chairman, took the Chair.

Fourth session of the Standing Committee must have a majority of all the members of the Standing Committee present, can be held.

Fifth, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Conference, the Conference draft agenda of plenary meetings of the Standing Committee to decide.

During the meeting of the Standing Committee, need to adjust the agenda, proposed by the Chairman of the meeting, agreed by the plenary session of the Standing Committee.

Sixth meeting of the Standing Committee should be meeting 7th, date of meeting, suggested that the meeting should discuss the main issues, notifications and attend the meeting of the Standing Committee members of staff; convened the meeting at short notice.

When the seventh meeting of the Standing Committee, the State Council and the Central Military Commission, the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate attend meetings of heads.

Not members of the Standing Committee of the national people's Congress Chairman, Vice-Chairmen and members of the Special Committee, Deputy Secretary-General, the Director of the Working Committee, the Deputy Director of the Standing Committee, relevant departments, in attendance.

When the eighth meeting of the Standing Committee, the Standing Committee of the people's congresses of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Director or Deputy Director of a person to attend the meeting and invite the deputies to attend the meeting.

Nineth meeting of the time, plenary sessions, and group meetings and group meetings. Convener of the session by the Chairman of the meeting of the Standing Committee identified a number of, chaired the meeting.

Lists drawn up by the Office of the Standing Committee, the Secretary-General is authorized, and adjusted periodically. Held a joint meeting of the Standing Committee, chaired by the Chairman.

Chairman may appoint a Vice Chairman, took the Chair.

When the tenth meeting of the Standing Committee, members of the Standing Committee except for leave due to illness or other special reasons, should attend the meeting.

Chapter III motion and are considered

11th, Chairman of the Conference may be submitted to the Standing Committee motion falling within the terms of reference of the Standing Committee, by the Standing Committee of the Conference for its consideration.

The State Council, the Central Military Commission, the Supreme People's Court, the Supreme People's Procuratorate, special committees of the national people's Congress, proposed a motion to fall within the terms of reference of the Standing Committee to the Standing Committee, decided by the Chairman of the Standing Committee for consideration, or to pay bills and proposals of the Special Committee relating to the report, decided to consider the Standing Committee meeting.

Groups of ten or more members of the Standing Committee can be submitted to the Standing Committee motion falling within the terms of reference of the Standing Committee, decided by the Chairman of the Standing Committee for consideration, or to pay bills and proposals of the Special Committee relating to the report before deciding whether or not to draw the session of the Standing Committee; not to draw the session of the Standing Committee, shall report to the meeting of the Standing Committee or indicate to the sponsors.

12th Chairman of the Conference in accordance with the needs may be entrusted with the work of the Standing Committee of the Commission, the Office of the draft motion and to explain to the meeting of the Standing Committee.
13th on the inclusion in the agenda of the Standing Committee of the motion suggested that the case of organs, the Special Committee, the Standing Committee of the relevant departments should provide the relevant information.

Appointment and removal should be accompanied by a reason for candidates to be appointed and appointment and removal; when necessary, the person responsible should be enough to answer questions.

Description of the 14th plenary meeting of the Standing Committee was briefed on the motion.

The plenary after listening to the description of the motion of the Standing Committee, for consideration by the Conference, for consideration by the Special Committee.

15th article included in the draft agenda of the Conference, after listening to the description and preliminary consideration of the Standing Committee, legal Committee relating to the consideration by the Special Committee and to consider, by the Law Commission to the next or deliberations for future meetings of the Standing Committee's report, issued in the deliberations of the Special Committee and other relevant meetings of the Standing Committee.

Decisions on legal issues of and changes in the law of motions, after consideration of the legal Committee, can contribute to the consideration of report on the results of the meeting of the Standing Committee, or to the next or later consideration of results of the meeting of the Standing Committee's report.

16th request for approval of final accounts and budgetary adjustment programmes motion, consideration by the financial and Economic Committee, as well as other relevant special committees, by the financial and Economic Committee to review reports from the meeting of the Standing Committee.

The motion of request for approval of treaties and agreements, the Foreign Affairs Committee, as well as other relevant special committees, by the Foreign Affairs Committee report the results of audits to the session of the Standing Committee.

17th joint meeting of the Standing Committee can listen to and consideration of the report of the Special Committee deliberations on bills, to discuss the issues.

Article 18th organs can be the head of the Standing Committee of the whole of the proposed meeting, joint meeting motion added.

Article 19th of the inclusion in the agenda of the Standing Committee of the motion before the vote, the sponsors to withdraw, by the Chairman of the meeting agreed that consideration of the motion shall be terminated.

Article 20th plenary meeting to vote on the motion of the Standing Committee, the consideration of major issues required further study, as Chairman or Chairman of the meeting, the group or the plenary meeting of the Conference agreed that, you can not put to the vote, refer to the relevant Special Committee for further consideration, proposed the consideration of the report.

21st Standing Committee when it deems it necessary, may appoint an Inquiry Committee on specific issues, and according to the report of the Commission of inquiry, the corresponding resolution.

Chapter fourth hearing and deliberating the work report

22nd plenary meeting of the Standing Committee of the State Council, Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate work report and heard plans for economic and social development and budget performance reports, listen to the final report and the audit report, Standing Committee on hearing report on the inspection of law enforcement's and heard other reports.

23rd plenary session after listening to the work report of the Standing Committee, could be considered by the Group and the group meetings.

Chairman decided to report on the work of the Special Committee, for comments.

24th Standing Committee when it deems it necessary, may adopt resolutions on the work report.

The fifth chapter inquiries and questions

25th session of the Standing Committee on the motion or when consideration of the report on the work, it shall notify the Department concerned people, to hear their views and answer questions.

Joint meeting of the Standing Committee on the motion or when consideration of the report on the work, it shall notify the official meeting, to hear their views and answer questions.

During the 26th session of the Standing Committee, groups of ten or more members of the Standing Committee, can be submitted in writing to the Standing Committee under the State Council and departments under the State Council and the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate's question.

27th questions must clearly state the question objects, problem and the content of the question.

28th questions cause, Chairman of the Conference decided to forward to the relevant Special Committee or Standing Committee meeting. 29th questions decision of the Court, Chairman of the Conference, by the organ in charge of meeting or meeting of the Special Committee relating to the oral replies, or by a question in writing.

In a special meeting of the Committee, special committees shall report to the Standing Committee or the Chairman of the Conference.

Questions to answer in writing, shall be signed by the head of the organ, and issued related to the members of the Standing Committee and special committees.

When the Special Committee's consideration of the question, members of the Standing Committee of the questions raised might attend the meeting and express their opinions.

The sixth chapter statements and voting

Article 30th members of the Standing Committee in plenary meetings, group meetings and group meeting should focus on identified issues. The Standing Committee of the whole meetings or group meetings when the arrangement consideration of the relevant issues, members of the Standing Committee has asked for the floor, offices presented to the Standing Committee by me before the meeting, arranged by the presiding officer, in order to speak. In plenary session and joint meeting request statement, agreed by the presiding officer, began to speak.

In breakout sessions, speakers, and agreed by the presiding officer, to speak.

Statement of the persons attending the meeting, apply the relevant provisions of this chapter. 31st plenary meeting statement, not exceeding ten minutes; at the joint meeting and group meeting, no more than 15 minutes for the first intervention, the second time to the same question, no more than ten minutes.

Prior requirements, agreed by the moderator, you can extend the time.

In statements made at the meeting of the Standing Committee, by staff of the Office of the Standing Committee records, a spokesman for check signing, published in a newsletter and archive of the Conference.

Article 32nd vote the motion passed by a majority of the component members of the Standing Committee of the whole.

Voting results announced by the presiding officer on the spot.

33rd voted on the motion, amendment, and vote first on the amendment.

Article 34th case by a vote of appointment and removal, depending on the circumstances can also merge vote.

35th standing vote on the motion, and the show of hands or by secret ballot in other ways.

The seventh chapter by-laws 36th article of the rules come into force on the date of promulgation.