RULES OF PROCEDURE OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
XIX. INTERNATIONAL CO-OPERATION OF THE NATIONAL ASEMBLY
1. Co-operation of the National Assembly with representative bodies and institutions of other states
The competent committee shall decide on initiatives for visits and determine the composition of delegations for holding talks with representatives of representative bodies and institutions of other states.
If the competent committee is not able to adopt decisions referred to in paragraph 1 of this Article, such decisions shall be issued by the Speaker of the National Assembly.
Within 15 days from the end of a visit, delegations shall submit reports on the visit to the competent committee.
The competent committee shall, at the end of every year, submit a report to the National Assembly on the co-operation realised in the preceding year.
2. Participation of representatives of the National Assembly in the work of certain international organisations and missions
MPs may, in their capacity as members of delegations of the National Assembly, and in connection with certain foreign-policy missions of broader importance, take part in regular and special sessions of the United Nations and its specialised organisations, in international conferences and other sessions of international organisations and institutions.
The need for participation and the compositions of delegations shall be determined by the competent committee.
If the competent committee is not able to decide on the issues referred to in paragraph 2 of this Article, the decision on those issues shall be made by the Speaker of the National Assembly.
3. Parliamentary Groups of Friendship
Parliamentary groups of friendship may be formed in the National Assembly with the purpose of improving relations and the co-operation of our country with other states on voluntary basis.
The formation of parliamentary groups of friendship shall be based on mutually expressed interests for the realisation and development of the inter-parliamentary co-operation.
Applications to participate in parliamentary groups of friendship shall be submitted by MPs to the Speaker of the National Assembly.
Records of membership in the parliamentary groups of friendship shall be kept by the competent committee.