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Procedure : 2005/0263(COD)
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Document selected : A6-0332/2006

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PV 29/03/2007 - 8.4
CRE 29/03/2007 - 8.4
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Thursday, 29 March 2007 - Brussels
Review of the medical device directives ***I

European Parliament legislative resolution of 29 March 2007 on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directives 90/385/EEC and 93/42/EEC and Directive 98/8/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the review of the medical device directives (COM(2005)0681 – C6-0006/2006 – 2005/0263(COD))

(Codecision procedure: first reading)

The European Parliament,

–   having regard to the Commission proposal to the European Parliament and the Council (COM(2005)0681)(1),

–   having regard to Article 251(2) and Article 95 of the EC Treaty, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C6-0006/2006),

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

–   having regard to the report of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety and the opinions of the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection and the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (A6-0332/2006),

1.  Approves the Commission proposal as amended;

2.  Calls on the Commission to refer the matter to Parliament again if it intends to amend the proposal substantially or replace it with another text;

3.  Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council and Commission.

(1) Not yet published in the OJ.

Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 29 March 2007 with a view to the adoption of Directive No .../2007/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directive 90/385/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to active implantable medical devices, Council Directive 93/42/EEC concerning medical devices and Directive 98/8/EC concerning the placing of biocidal products on the market

(As an agreement was reached between Parliament and Council, Parliament's position at first reading corresponds to the final legislative act, Directive 2007/47/EC.)

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