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Procedure : 2008/0001(COD)
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Document selected : A6-0280/2008

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A6-0280/2008

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PV 23/09/2008 - 5.18
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P6_TA(2008)0431

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Tuesday, 23 September 2008 - Brussels Final edition
Colouring matters for medicinal products (recast version) ***I
P6_TA(2008)0431A6-0280/2008

European Parliament legislative resolution of 23 September 2008 on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the colouring matters which may be added to medicinal products (recast) (COM(2008)0001 – C6-0026/2008 – 2008/0001(COD))

(Codecision procedure – recast)

The European Parliament ,

–   having regard to the Commission proposal to the European Parliament and the Council (COM(2008)0001),

–   having regard to Article 251(2) and Article 95 of the EC Treaty, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C6-0026/2008),

   having regard to the undertakings given by the Council representative to adopt the proposal, in accordance with Article 251(2) of the EC Treaty and with the recommendations of the Consultative Working Party of the legal services of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission,

–   having regard to the Interinstitutional Agreement of 28 November 2001 on a more structured use of the recasting technique for legal acts(1) ,

–   having regard to Rules 80a and 51 of its Rules of Procedure,

–   having regard to the report of the Committee on Legal Affairs and the opinion of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (A6-0280/2008),

A.   whereas, according to the Consultative Working Party of the Legal Services of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission, the proposal in question does not include any substantive amendments other than those identified as such in the proposal and whereas, as regards the codification of the unchanged provisions of the earlier acts together with those amendments, the proposal contains a straightforward codification of the existing texts, without any change in their substance,

1.  Approves the Commission proposal as adapted to the recommendations of the Consultative Working Party of the Legal Services of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission;

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 and the Commission.

(1) OJ C 77, 28.3.2002, p. 1.

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