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Procedure : 2014/0197(COD)
Document stages in plenary
Document selected : A8-0060/2015

Texts tabled :

A8-0060/2015

Debates :

PV 29/04/2015 - 22
CRE 29/04/2015 - 22

Votes :

PV 30/04/2015 - 10.1
CRE 30/04/2015 - 10.1
Explanations of votes
PV 15/12/2015 - 4.19
Explanations of votes

Texts adopted :

P8_TA(2015)0177
P8_TA(2015)0442

Texts adopted
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Tuesday, 15 December 2015 - Strasbourg Final edition
Suspension of exceptional trade measures with regard to Bosnia and Herzegovina ***I
P8_TA(2015)0442A8-0060/2015
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European Parliament legislative resolution of 15 December 2015 on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1215/2009 introducing exceptional trade measures for countries and territories participating in or linked to the European Union's Stabilisation and Association process and suspending its application with regard to Bosnia and Herzegovina (COM(2014)0386 – C8-0039/2014 – 2014/0197(COD))

(Ordinary legislative procedure: first reading)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2014)0386),

–  having regard to Article 294(2) and Article 207(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C8-0039/2014),

—  having regard to Article 294(3) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

–  having regard to the undertaking given by the Council representative by letter of 9 December 2015 to approve Parliament’s position, in accordance with Article 294(4) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

–  having regard to Rule 59 of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the report of the Committee on International Trade and the opinion of the Committee on Foreign Affairs (A8-0060/2015),

1.  Adopts its position at first reading hereinafter set out(1);

2.  Takes note of the declarations of the Council and of the Commission annexed to this resolution;

3.  Calls on the Commission to refer the matter to Parliament again if it intends to amend its proposal substantially or replace it with another text;

4.  Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council, the Commission and the national parliaments.

(1) This position replaces the amendments adopted on 30 April 2015 (Texts adopted, P8_TA(2015)0177).


Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 15 December 2015 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EU) 2015/... of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1215/2009 introducing exceptional trade measures for countries and territories participating in or linked to the European Union's Stabilisation and Association process and suspending its application with regard to Bosnia and Herzegovina
P8_TC1-COD(2014)0197

(As an agreement was reached between Parliament and Council, Parliament's position corresponds to the final legislative act, Regulation (EU) 2015/2423.)


ANNEX TO THE LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

COUNCIL DECLARATION

The Council agrees, on an exceptional basis, to delegate to the Commission the power to adopt a delegated act on suspension of assistance on the grounds set out in point (1) of Article 1 of this Regulation, so as to ensure a timely adoption of the measures in relation to the Western Balkans. Such agreement is without prejudice to future legislative proposals in the area of trade, as well as the area of external relations as a whole.

COMMISSION DECLARATION

In the context of this Regulation, the Commission recalls the commitment it has made in paragraph 15 of the Framework Agreement on relations between the European Parliament and the European Commission to provide to the European Parliament full information and documentation on its meetings with national experts within the framework of its work on the preparation of delegated acts.

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