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Wednesday, 3 July 2013 - Strasbourg
Election of the Ombudsman

European Parliament decision of 3 July 2013 electing the European Ombudsman

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, and in particular the third paragraph of Article 24 and Article 228 thereof,

–  having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community, and in particular Article 106a thereof,

–  having regard to its Decision 94/262/ECSC, EC, Euratom of 9 March 1994 on the regulations and general conditions governing the performance of the Ombudsman's duties(1),

–  having regard to Rule 204 of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the call for nominations(2),

–  having regard to its vote of 3 July 2013,

1.  Elects Emily O'REILLY to exercise the function of European Ombudsman from 1 October 2013 until the end of the parliamentary term;

2.  Requests Emily O'REILLY to take an oath before the Court of Justice;

3.  Instructs its President to have the annexed decision published in the Official Journal of the European Union;

4.  Instructs its President to forward this Decision to the Council, the Commission and the Court of Justice.

(1) OJ L 113, 4.5.1994, p. 15.
(2) OJ C 96, 4.4.2013, p. 24.



of 3 July 2013

electing the European Ombudsman

(The text of this annex is not reproduced here since it corresponds to the final act, Decision 2013/377/EU, Euratom.)

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