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Document selected : A6-0456/2008

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PV 04/12/2008 - 7.3
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Thursday, 4 December 2008 - Brussels
Maintenance obligations *

European Parliament legislative resolution of 4 December 2008 on the proposal for a Council regulation on jurisdiction, applicable law, recognition and enforcement of decisions and cooperation in matters relating to maintenance obligations (14066/2008 – C6-0384/2008 – 2005/0259(CNS))

(Consultation procedure - renewed consultation)

The European Parliament,

–   having regard to the text of the Council draft (14066/2008),

–   having regard to the Commission proposal to the Council (COM(2005)0649),

–   having regard to its position of 13 December 2007(1),

–   having regard to Articles 61(c) and 67(2) of the EC Treaty, pursuant to which the Council consulted Parliament (C6-0384/2008),

–   having regard to Rules 51 and 55(3) of its Rules of Procedure,

–   having regard to the report of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (A6-0456/2008),

1.  Approves the Council text;

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 text submitted for consultation substantially;

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

(1) Texts adopted, P6_TA(2007)0620.

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