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Tuesday, 13 December 2011 - Strasbourg
Single application procedure for residence and work ***II

European Parliament legislative resolution of 13 December 2011 on the Council position at first reading with a view to the adoption of a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on a single application procedure for a single permit for third-country nationals to reside and work in the territory of a Member State and on a common set of rights for third-country workers legally residing in a Member State (13036/3/2011 – C7-0451/2011 – 2007/0229(COD))

(Ordinary legislative procedure: second reading)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Council position at first reading (13036/3/2011 – C7-0451/2011),

–  having regard to the opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee of 9 July 2008(1),

–  having regard to the opinion of the Committee of the Regions of 18 June 2008(2),

–  having regard to its position at first reading(3) on the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2007)0638),

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

–  having regard to the common deliberation of the committee responsible, the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, and the associated committee, the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, on 5 December 2011,

–  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 (A7-0434/2011),

1.  Approves the Council position at first reading;

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

3.  Instructs its President to sign the act with the President of the Council, in accordance with 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) OJ C 27, 3.2.2009, p. 114.
(2) OJ C 257, 9.10.2008, p. 20.
(3) Texts adopted of 24.3.2011, P7_TA(2011)0115.

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