Guidelines for debates on topics of general current interest (Annex 5 of the Rules of Procedure of the German Bundestag, BGBl I 1980, 1237)Non-official table of contents
Date of departure: 25.06.1980
" Guidelines for debates on topics of general interest (Annex 5 to the Rules of Procedure of the German Bundestag, BGBl I 1980, 1237) of 25 June 1980. June 1980 (BGBl. 1237, 1260), as defined in Article 7 (d). Bundestag in accordance with the notice of 12 November 1990 (BGBl. I p. 2555) "
|:||amended by Art. 7 Decision d. Bundestag in accordance with Bek. v. 12.11.1990 I 2555|
For details, see the Notes
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I. Current hour requirements
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- A current hour (§ 106) takes place when you
- agreed at the Elder's Council,
- from a faction or from present five of the hundreds of members of the Bundestag to the Federal Government's answer to an oral question or
- independent of a question tabled for Question Time by a political group or five of the hundreds of Members of the Bundestag.
- The pronunciation according to I. 1.b) must are requested and implemented immediately after the end of Question Time.
- The request for a debate (I. 1.c)) shall be the subject of the President's at the latest by 12 noon of the previous day. If the agenda is already distributed, it will be notified by the President.
II. Ranking of the pronunciation
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- Only one pronunciation will be held on a day in the Bundestag
- A pronunciation has been agreed (I. 1.a)), another pronunciation cannot be requested for this session.
- A debate that is required independently of a question tabled for Question Time (I. 1.c)), shall be postponed to the following day of the sitting if a day of sitting is followed by a Debate on the response of the Federal Government to an oral question (I. 1.b)). The adversarial debate then goes to the other options for debate.
III. Debate time and time of debate
- (1) The debate will take a maximum of one hour. If fewer members of a political group are able to speak from their centre, the debate shall be reduced by the speaking time allocated to them.(2) The speaking time taken up by members of the Federal Government, the Federal Council or their agents shall not be taken into account. If the speaking time used by members of the Federal Government, the Federal Council or their agents exceeds 30 minutes, the duration of the debate shall be extended by thirty minutes.(3) A member of the Federal Government, the Federal Council or one of their representatives shall, after the end of the prescribed period of debate or in the debate, take the floor so late that a reply of five minutes shall no longer be possible, , at the request of a political group or five of the hundreds of Members of the Bundestag present, a spokesperson for the political groups shall be given the floor again. In the event of a debate on request, the first speaker to one of the members of the Bundestag shall be given the floor which required the debate (I. 1.b) and c)).
- (1) The Individual speakers shall not be allowed to speak for more than five minutes. If a speaker speaks for less than five minutes, the debate shall be shortened by the non-use of speaking time.(2) If a member of the Federal Government, the Federal Council, or one of its agents is responsible for more than ten minutes, Section 44 (3) shall apply.
- For the order the division of the word shall be deemed to be § 28, provided that the debate is opened by one of the members who have requested the debate.
- Applications may be made not be placed.