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Procedure : 2006/0142(COD)
Document stages in plenary
Document selected : A6-0161/2008

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Debates :

PV 01/04/2009 - 18
CRE 01/04/2009 - 18

Votes :

PV 02/04/2009 - 9.13

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Thursday, 2 April 2009 - Brussels Final edition
Community Code on Visas ***I
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European Parliament legislative resolution of 2 April 2009 on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a Community Code on Visas (COM(2006)0403 – C6-0254/2006 – 2006/0142(COD))

(Codecision procedure: first reading)

The European Parliament ,

–   having regard to the Commission proposal to the European Parliament and the Council (COM(2006)0403),

–   having regard to Article 251(2) and Article 62(2)(a) and (b) (ii) of the EC Treaty, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C6-0254/2006),

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

–   having regard to the report of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (A6-0161/2008),

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 the Commission.

Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 2 April 2009 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EC) No.../2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a Community Code on Visas (Visa Code)

(As an agreement was reached between Parliament and Council, Parliament's position at first reading corresponds to the final legislative act, Regulation (EC) No 810/2009.)

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