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Thursday, 8 May 2008 - Brussels
Excise duty on beer produced locally in Madeira *

European Parliament legislative resolution of 8 May 2008 on the proposal for a Council decision authorising Portugal to apply a reduced rate of excise duty on locally produced beer in the autonomous region of Madeira (COM(2007)0772 – C6-0012/2008 – 2007/0273(CNS))

(Consultation procedure)

The European Parliament,

–   having regard to the Commission proposal to the Council (COM(2007)0772),

–   having regard to Article 299(2) of the EC Treaty, pursuant to which the Council consulted Parliament (C6-0012/2008),

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

–   having regard to the report of the Committee on Regional Development and the opinion of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development (A6-0146/2008),

1.  Approves the Commission proposal;

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 proposal substantially;

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

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