European Union documents

18.29Draft proposals by the Commission of the European Union for legislation and other documents published by the Commission for submission to the Council of Ministers or the European Council are also regularly debated on the recommendation of the European Scrutiny Committee (see paras 32.10, 38.72 ). Proceedings on motions relating to such documents are limited to one-and-a-half hours under Standing Order No 16, no matter whether they take place before or after the moment of interruption. Most European Union documents are considered in one or other of the European Committees.