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Wednesday, 5 May 2010 - Brussels Final edition
Consequences of the entry into force of the Treaty of Lisbon for ongoing interinstitutional decision-making procedures
P7_TA(2010)0126B7-0221/2010

European Parliament resolution of 5 May 2010 on the consequences of the entry into force of the Treaty of Lisbon for ongoing interinstitutional decision-making procedures (COM(2009)0665) – ‘omnibus’

The European Parliament ,

–   having regard to the entry into force of the Treaty of Lisbon on 1 December 2009,

–   having regard to the Commission Communication entitled ‘Consequences of the entry into force of the Treaty of Lisbon for ongoing interinstitutional decision-making procedures’ (COM(2009)0665) and the Addendum thereto (COM(2010)0147),

–   having regard to the re-consultation letter of the Council of Ministers of 23 March 2010,

–   having regard to the President's announcement of 15 December 2009 in plenary,

–   having regard to Rules 58 and 59 of its Rules of Procedure,

–   having regard to its Resolution of 7 May 2009 on Parliament's new role and responsibilities in implementing the Treaty of Lisbon(1) , in particular paragraph 75 thereof,

–   having regard to the parliamentary committees‘ screening of all pending proposals and the results, which were compiled by the Conference of Committee Chairs on 8 February 2010,

–   having regard to the decision of the Conference of Presidents of 4 March 2010 endorsing the results of the screening exercise,

–   having regard to the letters of the President of 14 April 2010 to the President of the Council of Ministers and to the President of the European Commission, in response to Commission communication COM(2009)0665,

A.   whereas the European Parliament has verified the completeness of the Commission Communication as well as its correctness, in particular regarding the legal basis and the procedure under the Treaty of Lisbon indicated by the Commission in its lists,

1.  Considers that the Treaty of Lisbon establishes a new legal framework affecting pending files, notably owing to the changes made to their legal basis and/or the relevant procedures and, therefore, takes note of the following list of 10 procedures for which it wishes a new or an amended Commission proposal, or, where appropriate, a re-consultation by the Council of Ministers in order to take that new framework into due account and calls on both Institutions to comply with these requests:

   Proposal for a Council Regulation implementing within the European Economic Community Decision No 3/80 of the EEC-Turkey Association Council on the application of the social security schemes of the Member States of the European Communities to Turkish workers and members of their families, 1983/1101(CNS),
   Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on improving the portability of supplementary pension rights, 2005/0214(COD),
   Proposal for a Council Recommendation on measures to combat neurodegenerative diseases, in particular Alzheimer's, through joint programming of research activities, 2009/0113(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Regulation on the establishment of an evaluation mechanism to verify the application of the Schengen acquis, 2009/0033(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Regulation imposing certain specific restrictive measures directed against certain natural and legal persons, entities and bodies in view of the situation in Somalia, 2009/0114(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 1104/2008 on migration from the Schengen Information System (SIS 1+) to the second generation Schengen Information System (SIS II), 2009/0136(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Regulation concerning the conservation of fisheries resources through technical measures, 2008/0112(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion by the European Community of the interim agreement between the European Community, the European Coal and Steel Community and the European Atomic Energy Community, of the one part, and the Republic of Belarus, of the other part, on trade and trade-related matters, 1996/0053(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion on behalf of the European Community of the International Tropical Timber Agreement, 2006, 2006/0263(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 2100/94 as regards the term of office of the President of the Community Plant Variety Office, 2005/0078(CNS);

2.  Confirms its position in the following 29 procedures which changed under the Treaty of Lisbon from consultation to the ordinary legislative procedure, from consultation to consent or from assent to consent:

   Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion of a Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republics of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama, of the other, 2003/0266(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion of a Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the Andean Community and its member countries, the Republics of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, of the other part, 2003/0268(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 1290/2005 on the financing of the common agricultural policy and Regulation (EC) No 1234/2007 establishing a common organisation of agricultural markets and on specific provisions for certain agricultural products (Single CMO Regulation) as regards food distribution to the most deprived persons in the Community, 2008/0183(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Decision concerning the conclusion of an Agreement between the Community and the Swiss Confederation in the audiovisual field, establishing the terms and conditions for the participation of the Swiss Confederation in the Community programme MEDIA 2007, and a Final Act, 2007/0171(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Regulation extending the provisions of Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 and Regulation (EC) No […] to nationals of third countries who are not already covered by these provisions solely on the ground of their nationality, 2007/0152(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Decision authorising Member States to ratify, in the interests of the European Community, the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007, of the International Labour Organisation (Convention 188), 2008/0107(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Decision concerning the conclusion, by the European Community, of the Optional Protocol to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, 2008/0171(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion of the relevant agreements under Article XXI GATS with Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, the Separate customs territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu (Chinese Taipei), Columbia, Cuba, Ecuador, Hong Kong China, India, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, the Philippines, Switzerland, and the United States, on the necessary compensatory adjustments resulting from the accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Austria, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia, the Slovak Republic, the Republic of Finland and the Kingdom of Sweden to the European Union, 2007/0055(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion of a Protocol to the Framework Agreement for Trade and Cooperation between the European Community and its Member States, on the one hand, and the Republic of Korea, on the other hand, to take account of the accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia, and the Slovak Republic to the European Union, 2005/0121(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion by the European Community of the interim agreement between the European Community, the European Coal and Steel Community and the European Atomic Energy Community, of the one part, and Turkmenistan, of the other part, on trade and trade-related matters, 1998/0304(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion of an Additional Protocol to the Association Agreement between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Chile, of the other part, to take account of the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania to the European Union, 2007/0083(AVC),
   Proposal for a Council Decision concluding the Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the CARIFORUM States, of the other part, 2008/0061(AVC),
   Proposal for a Council Decision concluding the stepping stone Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and Côte d'Ivoire, of the other part, 2008/0136(AVC),
   Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion of an Agreement on the participation of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania in the European Economic Area and four related agreements, 2007/0115(AVC),
   Proposal for a Council Regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 2007/2004 as regards the term of office of the Executive Director and the Deputy Executive Director of the European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders of the Member States of the European Union, 2005/0089(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Directive on the marketing of material for the vegetative propagation of the vine (codified version), 2008/0039(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Directive concerning veterinary checks in intra-Community trade (codified version), 2008/0037(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Directive laying down the principles governing the organisation of veterinary checks on animals entering the Community from third countries (codified version), 2008/0253(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Regulation on the Community patent, 2000/0177(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion of the Agreement between the European Community and the Republic of Albania on certain aspects of air services, 2005/0143(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion of the Agreement between the European Community and Bosnia and Herzegovina on certain aspects of air services, 2005/0140(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion of the Agreement between the European Community and Serbia and Montenegro on certain aspects of air services, 2005/0141(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion of the Multilateral Agreement between the Republic of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Republic of Bulgaria, the Republic of Croatia, the European Community, the Republic of Iceland, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, the Kingdom of Norway, Serbia and Montenegro, Romania and the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo on the Establishment of a European Common Aviation Area (ECAA), 2006/0036(CNS),
   Proposal for a Decision of the Council and the Representatives of the Governments of the Member States of the European Union, meeting within the Council on the conclusion of the Euro-Mediterranean Aviation Agreement between the European Community and its Member States, on the one hand, and the Kingdom of Morocco, on the other hand, 2006/0048(CNS),
   Proposal for a Decision of the Council and the Representatives of the Governments of the Member States of the European Union, meeting within the Council on the conclusion of the Air Transport Agreement between the European Community and its Member States, on the one hand, and the United States of America, on the other hand, 2006/0058(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion of an Agreement between the European Community and the United States of America on cooperation in the regulation of civil aviation safety, 2007/0111(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion of a Memorandum of Cooperation between the International Civil Aviation Organization and the European Community regarding security audits / inspections and related matters, 2008/0111(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Community, of the Protocol on the Implementation of the Alpine Convention in the field of Transport (Transport Protocol), 2008/0262(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion by the European Community of the Agreement on the Accession of the European Community to the Convention concerning International Carriage by Rail (COTIF) of 9 May 1980, as amended by the Vilnius Protocol of 3 June 1999, 2009/0121(CNS);

3.  Decides not to confirm its position already taken in the following four procedures and underlines that it wishes to proceed to a new first reading of the original proposal:

   Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion of the Statute of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) by the European Community and on the exercise of its rights and obligations, 2009/0085(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Directive amending Directive 2003/109/EC to extend its scope to beneficiaries of international protection, 2007/0112(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Directive on a single application procedure for a single permit for third-country nationals to reside and work in the territory of a Member State and on a common set of rights for third-country workers legally residing in a Member State, 2007/0229(CNS),
   Proposal for a Council Decision on a Critical Infrastructure Warning Information Network (CIWIN), 2008/0200(CNS);

4.  Instructs its President to forward this resolution to the Council of Ministers, the Commission and the parliaments of the Member States.

(1) Texts adopted, P6_TA(2009)0373.

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