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Procedure : 2016/0145(COD)
Document stages in plenary
Document selected : A8-0376/2016

Texts tabled :

A8-0376/2016

Debates :

PV 03/04/2017 - 22
CRE 03/04/2017 - 22

Votes :

PV 04/04/2017 - 7.1
Explanations of votes

Texts adopted :

P8_TA(2017)0096

Texts adopted
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Tuesday, 4 April 2017 - Strasbourg Final edition
Characteristics for fishing vessels ***I
P8_TA(2017)0096A8-0376/2016
Resolution
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European Parliament legislative resolution of 4 April 2017 on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council defining characteristics for fishing vessels (recast) (COM(2016)0273 – C8-0187/2016 – 2016/0145(COD))

(Ordinary legislative procedure – recast)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2016)0273),

–  having regard to Article 294(2) and Article 43(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C8‑0187/2016),

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

–  having regard to the opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee of 19 October 2016(1),

–  having regard to the Interinstitutional Agreement of 28 November 2001 on a more structured use of the recasting technique for legal acts(2),

–  having regard to the letter of 17 October 2016 from the Committee on Legal Affairs to the Committee on Fisheries in accordance with Rule 104(3) of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to its previous resolutions, in particular its resolution of 22 November 2012 on small-scale coastal fishing, artisanal fishing and the reform of the common fisheries policy(3),

–  having regard to the provisional agreement approved by the responsible committee under Rule 69f(4) of its Rules of Procedure and the undertaking given by the Council representative by letter of 15 February 2017 to approve Parliament’s position, in accordance with Article 294(4) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

–  having regard to Rules 104 and 59 of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the report of the Committee on Fisheries (A8-0376/2016),

A.  whereas, according to the Consultative Working Party of the legal services of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission, the Commission proposal does not include any substantive amendments other than those identified as such in the proposal and whereas, as regards the codification of the unchanged provisions of the earlier acts together with those amendments, the proposal contains a straightforward codification of the existing texts, without any change in their substance;

1.  Adopts its position at first reading hereinafter set out, taking into account the recommendations of the Consultative Working Party of the legal services of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission;

2.  Calls on the Commission to refer the matter to Parliament again if it replaces, substantially amends or intends to substantially amend its proposal;

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

(1) OJ C 34, 2.2.2017, p. 140.
(2) OJ C 77, 28.3.2002, p. 1.
(3) OJ C 419, 16.12.2015, p. 167.


Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 4 April 2017 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EU) 2017/... of the European Parliament and of the Council defining characteristics for fishing vessels (recast)
P8_TC1-COD(2016)0145

(As an agreement was reached between Parliament and Council, Parliament's position corresponds to the final legislative act, Regulation (EU) 2017/1130.)

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