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Procedure : 2007/0073(CNS)
Document stages in plenary
Document selected : A6-0352/2007

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PV 24/10/2007 - 8.21

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Wednesday, 24 October 2007 - Strasbourg
Mutual assistance and cooperation between customs administrations *

European Parliament legislative resolution of 24 October 2007 on the recommendation for a Council decision concerning the accession of Bulgaria and Romania to the Convention of 18 December 1997, drawn up on the basis of Article K.3 of the Treaty on European Union, on mutual assistance and cooperation between customs administrations (COM(2007)0216 – C6-0170/2007 – 2007/0073(CNS))

(Consultation procedure)

The European Parliament,

–   having regard to the Commission recommendation to the Council (COM(2007)0216),

–   having regard to Article 3(4) of the Act of Accession of Bulgaria and Romania, pursuant to which the Council consulted Parliament (C6-0170/2007),

–   recalling the efforts of consecutive Bulgarian and Romanian governments to meet the respective benchmarks provided for the activation of the simplified accession procedure,

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

–   having regard to the report of the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (A6-0352/2007),

1.  Approves the Commission recommendation;

2.  Calls on the Council to notify Parliament if it intends to depart from the text approved by Parliament;

3.  Asks the Council to consult Parliament again if it intends to amend the Commission recommendation substantially;

4.  Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council and the Commission and to the Governments of Bulgaria and Romania.

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