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Thursday, 13 September 2012 - Strasbourg
Agricultural product quality schemes ***I

European Parliament legislative resolution of 13 September 2012 on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on agricultural product quality schemes (COM(2010)0733 – C7-0423/2010 – 2010/0353(COD))

(Ordinary legislative procedure: first reading)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2010)0733),

–  having regard to Article 294(2) and Articles 43(2) and 118(1) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C7-0423/2010),

–  having regard to Article 294(3) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

–  having regard to the opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee of 5 May 2011(1),

–  having regard to the opinion of the Committee of the Regions of 12 May 2011(2),

–  having regard to the undertaking given by the Council representative by letter of 25 June 2012 to approve Parliament's position, in accordance with Article 294(4) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

–  having regard to Rule 55 of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the report of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development (A7-0266/2011),

1.  Adopts its position at first reading hereinafter set out;

2.  Takes note of the Council Statement annexed to this resolution;

3.  Calls on the Commission to refer the matter to Parliament again if it intends to amend its proposal substantially or replace it with another text;

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

(1) OJ C 218, 23.7.2011, p. 114.
(2) OJ C 192, 1.7.2011, p. 28.

Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 13 September 2012 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EU) No .../2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs

(As an agreement was reached between Parliament and Council, Parliament's position corresponds to the final legislative act, Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012.)

Annex to the legislative resolution

Council Statement

The Council has noted the importance the European Parliament attaches to the extension of the system for management of production of PDO and PGI cheese to other PDO and PGI products.

The Council commits itself to discuss the issue of the management of the supply of PDO and PGI products in the context of its negotiations with the European Parliament on the Commission CAP reform proposal on the Single CMO which includes provision for instruments to regulate supply on agricultural markets.

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