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Procedure : 2007/0186(COD)
Document stages in plenary
Document selected : A6-0509/2007

Texts tabled :

A6-0509/2007

Debates :

Votes :

PV 31/01/2008 - 8.3
Explanations of votes

Texts adopted :

P6_TA(2008)0026

Texts adopted
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Thursday, 31 January 2008 - Brussels
Control of persons at external borders based on unilateral recognition by the Member States of certain residence permits issued by Switzerland and Liechtenstein ***I
P6_TA(2008)0026A6-0509/2007
Resolution
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European Parliament legislative resolution of 31 January 2008 on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Decision N° 896/2006/EC establishing a simplified regime for the control of persons at the external borders based on the unilateral recognition by the Member States of certain residence permits issued by Switzerland and Liechtenstein for the purpose of transit through their territory (COM(2007)0508 – C6-0280/2007 – 2007/0186(COD))

(Codecision procedure: first reading)

The European Parliament,

–   having regard to the Commission proposal to the European Parliament and the Council (COM(2007)0508),

–   having regard to Articles 251(2) and 62(2)(a) of the EC Treaty, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C6-0280/2007),

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

–   having regard to the report of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (A6-0509/2007),

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 the Commission.


Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 31 January 2008 with a view to the adoption of Decision No .../2008/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Decision No 896/2006/EC establishing a simplified regime for the control of persons at the external borders based on the unilateral recognition by the Member States of certain residence permits issued by Switzerland and Liechtenstein for the purpose of transit through their territory
P6_TC1-COD(2007)0186

(As an agreement was reached between Parliament and Council, Parliament's position at first reading corresponds to the final legislative act, Decision No 586/2008/EC.)

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