MODEL UNITED NATIONS RULES OF PROCEDURE
I.   Call to Order
II.   Roll Call
III.  Motion to Set Agenda a.     2 speakers for
b.     2 speakers against
  Placard Vote 
(Simple Majority)
IV. Motion to Set Speaking Time     Placard Vote 
(Simple Majority)
V. Speakerís List   Send Note to Dais to be Placed on the List  
 

Speakers may:

a.     Yield to the Chair Sit Down  
    b.     Yield to Another Country Sit Down  
    c.      Yield to Questions from Floor  Answer Questions  
    d.      No Yield comments may be made from the floor,    but MUST be related to the speech  
 

Speakers may NOT:

a.     Mention or discuss a working paper or resolution which has not been introduced by the Chair    
    b.     insult or make demeaning remarks about another delegate -if this happens the delegate who has been insulted may request a right of reply at the discretion of the Chair Right of Reply 
VI. Points or Motions a.     Points:
   

Privilege

to Inform the Chair of Personal Discomfort (May Interrupt a Speaker)
   

Order

 to Challenge a Speaker on a Point of Parliamentary Procedure (May Interrupt a Speaker)
   

Inquiry

 to Inquire about Parliamentary Procedure (May Interrupt a Speaker)
    b.     Motions:
   

Caucus
(Moderated)

Ignore the Speakersí List and Speak when Called on by the Chair Placard Vote
(Simple Majority)
   

Caucus
(Unmoderated) 
-
Specify Length of Time and Purpose

Ignore the Speakersí List and Work in Bloc Groups Placard Vote
(Simple Majority)
   

Close Debate

 2 speakers Against Placard Vote
(2/3 Majority)
   

Adjourn

Adjournment of the meeting may only be proposed at the end of a session and with the approval of the Chair Placard Vote
(Simple Majority)
VIII. Working Papers a.     may be done at any time following Establishment of the Speakersí List at the Discretion of the Chair
    b.     the Chair may require a specific number of signatures for this purpose.
    c.     Working Papers must be related to the Topic being discussed
    d.     Working Papers do not have to be in Resolution Format
    e.     Working papers are DISTRIBUTED; They are NOT  Formally Introduced and cannot be Amended
IX. Resolutions a.     May be done at any time following Establishment of the Speakersí List if the Resolution has the requisite number of signatures and approval of the Chair.
    b.     Resolutions must be related to the Topic being discussed
    c.     Resolutions must be in Resolution Format
    d.     Resolutions may NOT be Discussed until Formally Introduced
    e.     Signing a Resolution DOES NOT MEAN SUPPORT for that Resolution, merely support for DISCUSSION of the Resolution
X.  Amendments a.     May be done at any time following Introduction of a Resolution  if the Amendment has the requisite number of signatures and approval of the Chair.
XI. Voting on Resolutions

 

following closure of debate   Roll Call Vote
(Simple Majority)

NO MORE THAN ONE RESOLUTION MAY BE PASSED PER TOPIC

XI. Voting on Resolutions

 

following closure of debate   Roll Call Vote
(Simple Majority)