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Procedure : 2006/0084(COD)
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Document selected : A7-0225/2013

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PV 02/07/2013 - 21
CRE 02/07/2013 - 21

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PV 03/07/2013 - 8.1
CRE 03/07/2013 - 8.1
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Wednesday, 3 July 2013 - Strasbourg
Investigations conducted by the European Anti Fraud Office (OLAF) ***II

European Parliament legislative resolution of 3 July 2013 on the position of the Council at first reading with a view to the adoption of a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning investigations conducted by the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1073/1999 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Council Regulation (Euratom) No 1074/1999 (17427/1/2012 – C7-0051/2013– 2006/0084(COD))

(Ordinary legislative procedure: second reading)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Council position at first reading (17427/1/2012 –C7-0051/2013),

–  having regard to the opinion of the Court of Auditors of 12 July 2011(1),

–  having regard to its position at first reading(2) on the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2006)0244),

–  having regard to the amended Commission proposal (COM(2011)0135),

–  having regard to Article 294(7) 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 Budgetary Control (A7-0225/2013),

1.  Approves the Council position at first reading;

2.  Approves the joint statement by Parliament, the Council and the Commission annexed to this resolution;

3.  Takes note of the Commission statements annexed to this resolution;

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

5.  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;

6.  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;

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

(1) OJ C 254, 30.8.2011, p. 1.
(2) OJ C 16 E, 22.1.2010, p. 201.


Statement by the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission

‘Each time the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission appoint new members of the new Supervisory Committee they should also appoint those members to take office at the next partial replacement.’

Commission statement

‘The Commission confirms that the Office has declared that it will at all times act in compliance with the Protocol No 7 on the Privileges and Immunities of the European Union and the Statute for Members of the European Parliament, fully respecting the freedom and independence of Members as provided for in Article 2 of the Statute.’

Commission statement

‘The Commission intends to maintain the current powers of the Director-General of the European Anti-fraud Office to lay down the conditions and detailed arrangements for recruiting at the Office, in particular as to the length of contracts and their renewals.’

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