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Procedure : 2018/0173(CNS)
Document stages in plenary
Document selected : A8-0307/2018

Texts tabled :

A8-0307/2018

Debates :

Votes :

PV 24/10/2018 - 11.16

Texts adopted :

P8_TA(2018)0415

Texts adopted
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Wednesday, 24 October 2018 - Strasbourg Final edition
Harmonisation of the structures of excise duties on alcohol and alcoholic beverages *
P8_TA(2018)0415A8-0307/2018

European Parliament legislative resolution of 24 October 2018 on the proposal for a Council directive amending Directive 92/83/EEC on the harmonisation of the structures of excise duties on alcohol and alcoholic beverages (COM(2018)0334 – C8-0269/2018 – 2018/0173(CNS))

(Special legislative procedure – consultation)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Commission proposal to the Council (COM(2018)0334),

–  having regard to Article 113 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, pursuant to which the Council consulted Parliament (C8‑0269/2018),

–  having regard to Rule 78c of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the report of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (A8-0307/2018),

1.  Approves the Commission proposal as amended;

2.  Calls on the Commission to alter its proposal accordingly, in accordance with Article 293(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union;

3.  Calls on the Council to notify Parliament if it intends to depart from the text approved by Parliament;

4.  Asks the Council to consult Parliament again if it intends to substantially amend the Commission proposal;

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

Text proposed by the Commission   Amendment
Amendment 1
Proposal for a directive
Recital 2 a (new)
(2a)   In its judgment of 17 May 2018 in Case C-30/17 Kompania Piwowarska1a the Court of Justice ruled on the calculation of the degree Plato.
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1a Judgment of the Court of Justice of 17 May 2018, Kompania Piwowarska, C-30/17, ECLI:EU:C:2018:325.
Amendment 2
Proposal for a directive
Article 1 – paragraph 1 – point 1
Directive 92/83/EEC
Article 3 – paragraph 1 – subparagraph 1 a
All the ingredients of the beer, including those added after fermentation, shall be taken into account for the purposes of measuring the degree Plato.;
All the ingredients of the beer, with the exception of those added after the completion of fermentation, shall be taken into account for the purposes of measuring the degree Plato.
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