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Procedure : 2015/0907(APP)
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Document selected : A8-0248/2018

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A8-0248/2018

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Votes :

PV 04/07/2018 - 6.2
CRE 04/07/2018 - 6.2

Texts adopted :

P8_TA(2018)0282

Texts adopted
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Wednesday, 4 July 2018 - Strasbourg Final edition
Reform of the electoral law of the European Union ***
P8_TA(2018)0282A8-0248/2018

European Parliament legislative resolution of 4 July 2018 on the draft Council decision amending the Act concerning the election of the members of the European Parliament by direct universal suffrage, annexed to Council Decision 76/787/ECSC, EEC, Euratom of 20 September 1976 (09425/2018 - C8-0276/2018 - 2015/0907(APP))

(Special legislative procedure – consent)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the draft Council decision (09425/2018),

–  having regard to the request for consent submitted by the Council in accordance with Article 223(1) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (C8‑0276/2018),

–  having regard to its resolution of 11 November 2015 on the reform of the electoral law of the European Union and to the annexed proposal for a Council decision adopting the provisions amending the Act concerning the election of the members of the European Parliament by direct universal suffrage(1),

–  having regard to the reasoned opinions submitted, within the framework of Protocol No 2 on the application of the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality, by the French Senate, the Luxembourg Chamber of Deputies, the Netherlands Senate, the Netherlands House of Representatives, the Swedish Parliament, the United Kingdom House of Commons and the United Kingdom House of Lords, asserting that the draft legislative act does not comply with the principle of subsidiarity,

–  having regard to Rule 99(1) and (4) of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the recommendation of the Committee on Constitutional Affairs (A8-0248/2018),

1.  Gives its consent to the draft Council decision;

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

(1) OJ C 366, 27.10.2017, p. 7.

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