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Procedure : 2014/0297(NLE)
Document stages in plenary
Document selected : A8-0400/2017

Texts tabled :

A8-0400/2017

Debates :

PV 17/01/2018 - 20
CRE 17/01/2018 - 20

Votes :

PV 18/01/2018 - 6.4

Texts adopted :

P8_TA(2018)0016

Texts adopted
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Thursday, 18 January 2018 - Strasbourg Provisional edition
Marrakesh Treaty: facilitating the access to published works for persons who are blind, visually impaired, or otherwise print disabled ***
P8_TA-PROV(2018)0016A8-0400/2017

European Parliament legislative resolution of 18 January 2018 on the draft Council decision on the conclusion on behalf of the European Union of the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons who are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled (12629/2017 – C8-0375/2017 – 2014/0297(NLE)) (Consent)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the draft Council decision (12629/2017),

–  having regard to the Marrakesh Treaty to facilitate access to published works for persons who are blind, visually impaired, or otherwise print disabled (5905/2015),

–  having regard to the request for consent submitted by the Council in accordance with Article 114 and Article 218(6), second subparagraph, point (a)(v), of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (C8‑0375/2017),

–  having regard to the opinion of the Court of Justice of 14 February 2017(1) ,

–  having regard to Rule 99(1) and (4), and Rule 108(7) of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the recommendation of the Committee on Legal Affairs (A8-0400/2017),

1.  Gives its consent to the conclusion of the Marrakesh Treaty;

2.  Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council, the Commission and the governments and parliaments of the Member States and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

(1) Opinion of the Court of Justice of 14 February 2017, 3/15, ECLI:EU:C:2017:114.

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