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Tuesday, 27 September 2011 - Strasbourg Final edition
Dual-use items and technology ***I
P7_TA(2011)0406A7-0028/2011
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European Parliament legislative resolution of 27 September 2011 on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 1334/2000 setting up a Community regime for the control of exports of dual-use items and technology (COM(2008)0854 – C7-0062/2010 – 2008/0249(COD))

(Ordinary legislative procedure: first reading)

The European Parliament ,

–  having regard to the Commission proposal to the Council (COM(2008)0854),

–  having regard to Article 133 of the EC Treaty,

–  having regard to the Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council entitled ‘Consequences of the entry into force of the Treaty of Lisbon for ongoing interinstitutional decision-making procedures’ (COM(2009)0665),

–  having regard to Article 294(3) and Article 207(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C7-0062/2010),

–  having regard to Article 27 of Regulation (EC) No 428/2009 setting up a Community regime for the control of exports, transfer, brokering and transit of dual use items (recast), pursuant to which Regulation (EC) No 1334/2000 setting up a Community regime for the control of exports of dual-use items and technology has been repealed with effect from 27 August 2009,

–  having regard to the undertaking given by the Council representative by letter of 18 July 2011 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 55 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 (A7-0028/2011),

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

2.  Approves the joint statement by Parliament, the Council and the Commission annexed to this resolution;

3.  Takes note of the Commission statement annexed to this resolution;

4.  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;

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

(1) This position replaces the amendments adopted on 5 April 2011 (Texts adopted P7_TA(2011)0125).


Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 27 September 2011 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EU) No .../2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 428/2009 setting up a Community regime for the control of exports , transfer, brokering and transit of dual-use items
P7_TC1-COD(2008)0249

(As an agreement was reached between Parliament and Council, Parliament's position corresponds to the final legislative act, Regulation (EU) No 1232/2011.)


ANNEX

Statement by the Commission:

The Commission intends to review this Regulation no later than 31 December 2013, in particular as regards assessing the possibility of introducing a General Export Authorisation on low-value shipments.

Statement by the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on low-value shipments:

This Regulation does not affect the National General Export Authorisations on low value shipments issued by Member States in accordance with Article 9(4) of Regulation (EC) No 428/2009.

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