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Procedure : 2012/0066(COD)
Document stages in plenary
Document selected : A7-0131/2013

Texts tabled :

A7-0131/2013

Debates :

PV 10/10/2013 - 5
CRE 10/10/2013 - 5

Votes :

PV 10/10/2013 - 9.3

Texts adopted :

P7_TA(2013)0417

Texts adopted
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Thursday, 10 October 2013 - Strasbourg Final edition
Portable batteries and accumulators containing cadmium ***I
P7_TA(2013)0417A7-0131/2013
Resolution
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European Parliament legislative resolution of 10 October 2013 on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2006/66/EC on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators as regards the placing on the market of portable batteries and accumulators containing cadmium intended for use in cordless power tools (COM(2012)0136 – C7-0087/2012 – 2012/0066(COD)) (Ordinary legislative procedure: first reading)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2012)0136),

–  having regard to Article 294(2), Article 192(1) and Article 114(1) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C7–0087/2012),

–  having regard to the opinion of the Committee on Legal Affairs on the use of delegated acts and on the proposed legal basis,

–  having regard to Article 294(3) and Article 192(1) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

–  having regard to the opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee of 24 May 2012(1) ,

–  after consulting the Committee of the Regions,

–  having regard to the undertaking given by the Council representative by letter of 14 June 2013 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 55 and 37 of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the report of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (A7-0131/2013),

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

2.  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;

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

(1) OJ C 229, 31.7.2012, p. 140.


Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 10 October 2013 with a view to the adoption of Directive 2013/.../EU of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2006/66/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators as regards the placing on the market of portable batteries and accumulators containing cadmium intended for use in cordless power tools, and of button cells with low mercury content, and repealing Commission Decision 2009/603/EC
P7_TC1-COD(2012)0066
(As an agreement was reached between Parliament and Council, Parliament's position corresponds to the final legislative act, Directive 2013/56/EU.)

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