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Union Customs Code Delegated Act (UCC DA)

09-10-2015 - 12:03
Union Customs Code Delegated Act

The Union Customs Code (UCC) was adopted in 2013 and will become applicable as from 1 May 2016 subject to appropriate supplementing and implementing acts being put into place. These acts together with the UCC form a legal package which aims to improve the functioning of the EU customs union as a whole by enhancing the uniform application of the customs regulation throughout the customs territory of the EU by the Member States’ national customs services.

Working Group on the Digital Single Market

25-09-2015 - 10:32

The IMCO Working Group (WG) on the Digital Single Market (DSM) restarted its activities on 02.03.15 under the Chairmanship of Ms Thun. Created in 2011, the WG led to the adoption of a number of parliamentary resolutions and became a key platform for in-depth discussion where Members of the EP, the EC, stakeholders and experts exchange views, identify new opportunities and challenges, remaining barriers and propose concrete measures to overcome them in order to make the DSM in the EU a reality.


26-05-2015 - 16:51
Olga Sehnalová - IMCO rapporteur for eCall

Under the rules adopted by the European Parliament on 28 April 2015, all new models of cars and light vans will have to be fitted with emergency call devices that automatically alert rescue services to car crashes (eCall) by 31 March 2018.The eCall will dial 112 - the Europe's single emergency number and communicate the vehicle's location to emergency services, even if the driver is unconscious or unable to make a phone call. It is estimated that it could save up to 2500 lives a year.

Measures to ensure a high common level of network and information security across the Union

20-05-2015 - 14:15
MEP Andreas Schwab

The proposal for a directive aims at improving the security of the information systems underpinning the functioning of the internal market.

Package travel and assisted travel arrangements

18-05-2015 - 13:57
MEP Birgit Collin-Langen (8th legislature)

On 12 March 2014 the EP adopted its 1st reading position on the Commission's proposal for a directive on package travel and assisted travel arrangements. The Report on the file was adopted in IMCO on 11 February.