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Statutes and policies of the IPU

The Statutes and Rules of the IPU are the main governance document of the IPU. They set out the rules which govern the IPU and its main bodies including financial regulations and practical modalities for IPU meetings. 

They were first adopted in 1976, extensively revised in October 1983 and amended in April 2003, October 2013, March 2016, April 2017, March and October 2018, October 2019, November 2020, May 2021 and March 2023. 

See Related Documents in the right-hand menu for the other policies, rules and codes of conduct that provide an overall framework for the IPU's organizational governance.