Benelux Inter-Parliamentary Consultative Council (Benelux Parliament)
Conseil interparlementaire consultatif de Benelux (Parlement Benelux)
Raadgevende Interparlementaire Beneluxraad (Benelux-Parlement)
1955-11-05 Brussels Belgium
5 Nov 1955, Brussels (Belgium), by a Convention which entered into force 9 Sep 1956, as a consultative council of D-XD0190 - Benelux Union. First session 1957. Also referred to by French initials CICB. Also referred to in English as Inter-Parliamentary Consultative Council of Benelux.
Serve as a consultative body concerning all problems connected with the Economic Union; contribute to rapprochement and cooperation among member countries in the cultural field, in foreign policy, in unification of the law and in all issues of common interest.
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Council of 49 members (21 from Belgium, 21 from Netherlands, 7 from Luxembourg), meeting in plenary session at least 3 times a year. Bureau, comprising President and 2 Vice-Presidents. Permanent Committee, consisting of President of the Council, Vice-Presidents, Presidents of General Committees, Presidents of political groups and Heads of National Delegations. General Committees (7), each comprising 12 members. National Delegations (3), each comprising Head and Members of the country concerned. Secretariat, located in Brussels (Belgium). Secretary-General (appointed by the Council).
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