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Wednesday, 19 May 2010 - Strasbourg
European Refugee Fund for the period 2008–2013 (amendment of Decision No 573/2007/EC) ***II

European Parliament legislative resolution of 19 May 2010 on the Council position at first reading for adopting a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Decision No 573/2007/EC establishing the European Refugee Fund for the period 2008 to 2013 by removing funding for certain Community actions and altering the limit for funding such actions (16627/1/2009 – C7-0051/2010 – 2009/0026(COD))

(Ordinary legislative procedure: second reading)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Council position at first reading (16627/1/2009 – C7-0051/2010),

–  having regard to the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2009)0067),

–  having regard to Article 251(2) and Article 63, first paragraph, point (2)(b) of the EC Treaty, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C6-0070/2009),

–  having regard to its position at first reading(1),

–  having regard to the Commission Communication to Parliament and the Council entitled ‘Consequences of the entry into force of the Treaty of Lisbon for ongoing interinstitutional decision-making procedures’ (COM(2009)0665),

–  having regard to Article 294(7) and Article 78(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

–  having regard to Rule 72 of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the recommendation for second reading of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (A7-0117/2010),

1.  Approves the Council's position;

2.  Notes that the act is adopted in accordance with the position;

3.  Instructs its President to sign the act with the President of the Council pursuant to Article 297(1) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union;

4.  Instructs its Secretary-General to sign the act, once it has been verified that all the procedures have been duly completed, and, in agreement with the Secretary-General of the Council, to arrange for its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union;

5.  Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council, the Commission and the national parliaments.

(1) Texts adopted, 7.5.2009, P6_TA(2009)0375.

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