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Procedure : 2006/0277(CNS)
Document stages in plenary
Document selected : A7-0352/2012

Texts tabled :

A7-0352/2012

Debates :

Votes :

PV 20/11/2012 - 6.6
Explanations of votes

Texts adopted :

P7_TA(2012)0417

Texts adopted
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Tuesday, 20 November 2012 - Strasbourg Final edition
Right to stand in elections to the European Parliament for EU citizens residing in a Member State of which they are not nationals *
P7_TA(2012)0417A7-0352/2012

European Parliament legislative resolution of 20 November 2012 on the draft Council directive amending Directive 93/109/EC of 6 December 1993 as regards certain detailed arrangements for the exercise of the right to stand as a candidate in elections to the European Parliament for citizens of the Union residing in a Member State of which they are not nationals (13634/2012 – C7-0293/2012 – 2006/0277(CNS))

(Special legislative procedure – renewed consultation)

The European Parliament ,

–  having regard to the Council draft (13634/2012),

–  having regard to the Commission proposal to the Council (COM(2006)0791),

–  having regard to its position of 26 September 2007(1) ,

–  having regard to Article 22(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, pursuant to which the Council consulted Parliament again (C7-0293/2012),

–  having regard to Rules 55, 59(3) and 46(1) of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the report of the Committee on Constitutional Affairs (A7-0352/2012),

1.  Approves the Council draft;

2.  Calls on the Council to notify Parliament if it intends to depart from the text approved by Parliament;

3.  Asks the Council to consult Parliament again if it intends to substantially amend the text approved by Parliament;

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

(1) OJ C 219 E, 28.8.2008, p. 193.

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