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Procedure : 2007/0220(COD)
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Document selected : A6-0349/2008

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PV 18/11/2008 - 14
CRE 18/11/2008 - 14

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PV 19/11/2008 - 5.3
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Wednesday, 19 November 2008 - Strasbourg
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European Parliament legislative resolution of 19 November 2008 on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on European Statistics (COM(2007)0625 – C6-0346/2007 – 2007/0220(COD))

(Codecision procedure: first reading)

The European Parliament,

–   having regard to the Commission proposal to the European Parliament and the Council (COM(2007)0625),

–   having regard to Articles 251(2) and 285(1) of the EC Treaty, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C6-0346/2007),

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

–   having regard to the report of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (A6-0349/2008),

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 19 November 2008 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EC) No .../2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on European Statistics and repealing Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1101/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the transmission of data subject to statistical confidentiality to the Statistical Office of the European Communities, Council Regulation (EC) No 322/97 on Community Statistics, and Council Decision 89/382/EEC, Euratom establishing a Committee on the Statistical Programmes of the European Communities

(As an agreement was reached between Parliament and Council, Parliament's position at first reading corresponds to the final legislative act, Regulation (EC) No 223/2009.)

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