Written: Written in April, not later than 5, 1919
Published: First published in 1933 in Lenin Miscellany XXIV. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, page 206a.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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It is time we endorsed general standing orders for the C.P.C.
1. For those making reports—10minutes,
2. For speakers, the first time 5minutes, the second time 3minutes.
3. To speak not more than twice.
4. On a point of order, 1 for and 1 against, each for one minute.
5. Exceptions by special rulings of the C.P.C.
 On April 5, 1919, on a report by D. I. Kursky, People’s Commissar for Justice, the C.P.C. established standing orders for its meetings, adopting all Lenin’s proposals.