Rules of Procedure of the European Parliament
8th parliamentary term - January 2017
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ANNEX V : POWERS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF STANDING COMMITTEES
XVII.    Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

Committee responsible for:

1.   the protection within the territory of the Union of citizens' rights, human rights and fundamental rights, including the protection of minorities, as laid down in the Treaties and in the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union;

2.   the measures needed to combat all forms of discrimination other than those based on sex or those occurring at the workplace and in the labour market;

3.   legislation in the areas of transparency and of the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data;

4.   the establishment and development of an area of freedom, security and justice while respecting the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality, in particular:

(a)   measures concerning the entry and movement of persons, asylum and migration,
(b)   measures concerning an integrated management of the common borders,
(c)   measures relating to police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters, including terrorism, and substantive and procedural measures relating to the development of a more coherent Union approach to criminal law;

5.   the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction and the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, Europol, Eurojust, Cepol, the European Public Prosecutor’s Office and other bodies and agencies in the same area;

6.   the determination of a clear risk of a serious breach by a Member State of the principles common to the Member States.

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