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Procedure : 2005/0245(COD)
Document stages in plenary
Document selected : A6-0298/2006

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Debates :

PV 23/04/2007 - 16
CRE 23/04/2007 - 16

Votes :

PV 24/04/2007 - 7.26
CRE 24/04/2007 - 7.26
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Tuesday, 24 April 2007 - Strasbourg Final edition
Payment services in the internal market ***I
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European Parliament legislative resolution of 24 April 2007 on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on payment services in the internal market and amending Directives 97/7/EC, 2000/12/EC and 2002/65/EC (COM(2005)0603 – C6-0411/2005 –2005/0245(COD))

(Codecision procedure: first reading)

The European Parliament ,

–   having regard to the Commission proposal to the European Parliament and to the Council (COM(2005)0603)(1) ,

–   having regard to Article 251(2), Article 47(2), first and third sentences, and Article 95 of the EC Treaty, pursuant to which the proposal was submitted by the Commission (C6-0411/2005),

–   having regard to the letter of 1 March 2007 sent to the President of the Parliament by the chairman of the working party set up under Article 29 of Directive 95/46/EC regarding the issues connected with data protection, especially in the operation of the SWIFT system,

–   having regard to Rule 51 of its Rules of Procedure,

–   having regard to the report of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs and the opinions of the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection and the Committee on Legal Affairs (A6-0298/2006),

1.  Approves the Commission proposal as amended;

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

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

(1) Not yet published in the OJ.

Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 24 April 2007 with a view to the adoption of Directive 2007/.../EC of the European Parliament and Council on payment services in the internal market amending Directives 97/7/EC, 2002/65/EC, 2005/60/EC and 2006/48/EC and repealing Directive 97/5/EC

(As an agreement was reached between Parliament and Council, Parliament's position at first reading corresponds to the final legislative act, Directive 2007/64/EC.)

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