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Procedure : 2009/2212(INL)
Document stages in plenary
Document selected : A7-0352/2011

Texts tabled :


Debates :

PV 23/05/2012 - 6
CRE 23/05/2012 - 6

Votes :

PV 23/05/2012 - 8.6
CRE 23/05/2012 - 8.6
Explanations of votes
Explanations of votes
PV 16/04/2014 - 7.34

Texts adopted :


Texts adopted
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Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - Strasbourg Final edition
European Parliament's right of inquiry

European Parliament legislative resolution of 16 April 2014 on a proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament on the detailed provisions governing the exercise of the European Parliament's right of inquiry and repealing Decision 95/167/EC, Euratom, ECSC of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission (2009/2212(INL))

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the third paragraph of Article 226 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

–  having regard to Rules 41 and 48 of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the report of the Committee on Constitutional Affairs (A7-0352/2011),

1.  Adopts as its proposal for a regulation the text adopted on 23 May 2012(1) ;

2.  Invites the Council and the Commission to notify their consent to the proposal;

3.  Invites the Council and the Commission, if they are unable to give their consent to the proposal in its present form, to resume negotiations with the newly elected Parliament, acknowledging the progress made in past negotiations at political level and during the informal contacts at technical level, notably concerning the issue of confidentiality and the handling of classified and other information;

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

(1) OJ C 264 E, 13.9.2013, p. 41.

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