Draft Rule 42
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Date produced: 10/12/2010
In this briefing paper, we set out general information in relation to the following issues which
may be useful to delegates when considering the procedure for approving decisions:
(a) The draft rules of procedure (Draft Rules) and the voting rule (Draft Rule 42);
(b) The meaning of consensus;
(c) Voting procedure in respect of amendments and new annexes;
(d) Previous practice in relation to consensus decisions; and
(e) Any differences in rules of procedure for the COP and the CMP.