Komunikaty prasowe

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Internal Market Committee calls for EU strategy on the collaborative economy

IMCO 03-05-2017 - 13:03

The EU should reap “collaborative” economy benefits while ensuring fair competition, workers’ rights and tax compliance. (Przeczytaj więcej)

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E-commerce: ending unjustified geo-blocking across the EU

IMCO 25-04-2017 - 15:22

MEPs beefed up rules to ensure that buyers of goods or services from another EU country are treated like local customers in a committee vote on Tuesday. (Przeczytaj więcej)

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Products and services to be made more accessible for disabled persons in the EU

IMCO 25-04-2017 - 15:11

Key products and services, like phones, e-book readers, operating systems and payment terminals, will have to be made more accessible to people with disabilities, under draft EU rules amended in committee on Tuesday. (Przeczytaj więcej)

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E-commerce: EU-wide rules to protect consumers better and stop rogue traders

IMCO 21-03-2017 - 11:37

New powers for national authorities to check whether e-commerce websites geo-block consumers, track down rogue traders or even, subject to safeguards inserted by MEPs, order that websites hosting scams be shut down, were approved by the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee on Tuesday. (Przeczytaj więcej)

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MEPs overhaul EU rules on car approvals to prevent further emissions scandals

IMCO 09-02-2017 - 12:16

In a drive to prevent a recurrence of the VW emissions scandal, Internal Market Committee MEPs amended EU car “type approval” rules on Thursday, to make environmental and safety testing more independent and strengthen national and EU oversight of cars already on the road. (Przeczytaj więcej)

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Maltese Presidency priorities discussed in committee

INTA AFET EMPL ITRE ENVI TRAN IMCO AGRI REGI CULT LIBE JURI AFCO DEVE 26-01-2017 - 15:49

The priorities of the Maltese Presidency of the EU Council of Ministers are being outlined to parliamentary committees by Maltese ministers at a series of meetings taking place in January. (Przeczytaj więcej)

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EU gun law updated to close security loopholes while protecting legitimate users

IMCO 26-01-2017 - 10:46

The provisional deal with the Council on the updated EU firearms directive was endorsed by Parliament’s Internal Market Committee on Thursday by 25 votes to nine, with two abstentions. The revised law tightens the controls on blank firing and inadequately deactivated weapons like those used in the Paris terror attacks. It also requires EU countries to have a monitoring system in place for the issuance or renewal of licences and to exchange information with one another. (Przeczytaj więcej)

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Cleaner cars: Internal Market MEPs debate changes to type-approval rules

IMCO 29-09-2016 - 13:19

MEPs’ plans to tighten up EU car “type approval” rules, in the wake of the VW scandal, were discussed in the Internal Market Committee on Thursday. These include stricter supervision of tests done before a car can be placed on the market and more stringent obligations on EU member states to check that those already on the road meet all EU safety, environmental and production requirements. (Przeczytaj więcej)

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Slovak Presidency priorities discussed in committee

DEVE INTA AFET ECON JURI CULT ENVI IMCO ITRE REGI TRAN PECH AGRI 01-09-2016 - 12:26

The priorities of the Slovak Presidency of the EU Council of Ministers are being outlined to parliamentary committees by Slovak ministers at a series of meetings taking place in July, August and September. (Przeczytaj więcej)

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Gun control: MEPs clarify licensing rules and safeguards

IMCO 13-07-2016 - 18:00

EU countries will have to introduce stronger controls on “blank-firing” guns, to prevent them being converted to fire live ammunition, under Internal Market Committee amendments, voted on Wednesday, to a draft update of the EU firearms directive. The changes approved by MEPs ensure that any firearm which has been converted to firing blanks continues to be covered by EU gun control rules. This closes a legal loophole which became evident in the aftermath of last year’s terrorist attacks in Paris. (Przeczytaj więcej)