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Thursday, 7 July 2005 - Strasbourg
Basic salaries and allowances of Europol staff *

European Parliament legislative resolution on the initiative by the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg with a view to adopting a Council decision adjusting the basic salaries and allowances applicable to Europol staff (5429/2005 – C6-0037/2005 – 2005/0803(CNS))

(Consultation procedure)

The European Parliament,

–   having regard to the initiative of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (5429/2005)(1),

–   having regard to Article 44 of the Council Act of 3 December 1998 laying down the staff regulations applicable to Europol employees (hereinafter referred to as the "staff regulations"),

–   having regard to Article 39(1) of the EU Treaty, pursuant to which the Council consulted Parliament (C6-0037/2005),

–   having regard to Rules 93 and 51 of its Rules of Procedure,

–   having regard to the Commission communication to the European Parliament and the Council - Democratic Control over Europol (COM(2002)0095),

−   having regard to its recommendation to the Council of 30 May 2002 on the future development of Europol and its automatic incorporation into the institutional system of the European Union(2),

–   having regard to its recommendation to the Council of 10 April 2003 on the future development of Europol(3),

–   having regard to the report of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (A6-0139/2005),

A.   whereas Parliament has not been consulted on, or informed of, any of the operational and organisational measures concerning Europol, or Europol's current activities and future programmes in response to the needs of the EU and the Member States; whereas this lack of information makes it impossible for Parliament to assess the relevance and adequacy of the proposed decision;

1.  Rejects the initiative by the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg;

2.  Calls on the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to withdraw its initiative;

3.  Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council and Commission and to the Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

(1) OJ C 51, 1.3.2005, p. 15.
(2) OJ C 187 E, 7.8.2003, p. 144.
(3) OJ C 64 E, 12.3.2004, p. 588.

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