Indicator: 1.3 Parliamentary procedures

This indicator concerns the unique responsibilities assigned to MPs to conduct legislative business. It describes the frameworks that define MPs’ activities in the plenary, including in a chamber’s rules of procedure, as well as the regulations outlining the ability of MPs to set the agenda, convene meetings, conduct debates, make decisions, ensure institutional record-keeping and address general plenary matters. It also covers methods for maintaining parliamentary activities in times of emergency or crisis.

This indicator underpins the mandated roles of MPs for making laws in a responsible, orderly and accountable manner.

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