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Procedure : 2004/0202(COD)
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Document selected : A6-0067/2005

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A6-0067/2005

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PV 12/04/2005 - 9.3

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P6_TA(2005)0083

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Tuesday, 12 April 2005 - Strasbourg
Common classification of territorial units for statistics (NUTS) ***I
P6_TA(2005)0083A6-0067/2005

European Parliament legislative resolution on the proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 1059/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of a common classification of territorial units for statistics (NUTS) by reason of the accession of the Czech Republic, Estonia, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Malta, Poland, Slovenia and Slovakia to the European Union (COM(2004)0592 – C6-0118/2004 – 2004/0202(COD))

(Codecision procedure: first reading)

The European Parliament,

–   having regard to the proposal of the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council (COM(2004)0592)(1),

–   having regard to Article 251(2) and Article 285 of the EC Treaty, pursuant to which the Commission submitted its proposal (C6-0118/2004),

–   having regard to Rule 51 of its Rules of Procedure,

–   having regard to the report of the Committee on Regional Development (A6-0067/2005),

1.  Approves the Commission proposal;

2.  Asks the Commission to reconsult Parliament should it propose to amend its proposal substantially or replace it by another text;

3.  Supports the Commission in submitting a communication to the European Parliament and the Council on the appropriateness of establishing rules on a Europe-wide basis for more detailed levels in the NUTS classification, as provided for in Article 2(5) of Regulation (EC) N° 1059/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 May 2003 on the establishment of a common classification of territorial units for statistics (NUTS)(2);

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

(1) Not yet published in OJ.
(2) OJ L 154, 21.6.2003, p. 1.

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