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Procedure : 2015/0128(COD)
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Document selected : A8-0010/2016

Texts tabled :

A8-0010/2016

Debates :

Votes :

PV 12/04/2016 - 5.1
CRE 12/04/2016 - 5.1
Explanations of votes

Texts adopted :

P8_TA(2016)0094

Texts adopted
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Tuesday, 12 April 2016 - Strasbourg Final edition
Products originating in certain ACP states ***I
P8_TA(2016)0094A8-0010/2016
Resolution
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European Parliament legislative resolution of 12 April 2016 on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council applying the arrangements for products originating in certain states which are part of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States provided for in agreements establishing, or leading to the establishment of, Economic Partnership Agreements (recast) (COM(2015)0282 – C8-0154/2015 – 2015/0128(COD))

(Ordinary legislative procedure – recast)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2015)0282),

–  having regard to Article 294(2) and Article 207(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C8‑0154/2015),

–  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 8 October 2015(1),

–  having regard to the Interinstitutional Agreement of 28 November 2001 on a more structured use of the recasting technique for legal acts(2),

–  having regard to the letter of 16 September 2015 from the Committee on Legal Affairs to the Committee on International Trade in accordance with Rule 104(3) of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to Rules 104 and 59 its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the report of the Committee on International Trade (A8-0010/2016),

A.  whereas, according to the Consultative Working Party of the legal services of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission, the Commission proposal does not include any substantive amendments other than those identified as such in the proposal and whereas, as regards the codification of the unchanged provisions of the earlier acts together with those amendments, the proposal contains a straightforward codification of the existing texts, without any change in their substance;

1.  Adopts its position at first reading, taking over the Commission proposal and taking account of the recommendations of the Consultative Working Party of the legal services of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission;

2.  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;

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

(1) OJ C 32, 28.1.2016, p. 23
(2) OJ C 77, 28.3.2002, p. 1.


Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 12 April 2016 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EU) 2016/... of the European Parliament and of the Council applying the arrangements for products originating in certain states which are part of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States provided for in agreements establishing, or leading to the establishment of, economic partnership agreements (recast)
P8_TC1-COD(2015)0128

(As an agreement was reached between Parliament and Council, Parliament's position corresponds to the final legislative act, Regulation (EU) 2016/1076.)

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