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Thursday, 14 April 2016 - Strasbourg
Protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data ***II

European Parliament legislative resolution of 14 April 2016 on the Council position at first reading with a view to the adoption of a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and onthe free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) (05419/1/2016 – C8-0140/2016 – 2012/0011(COD))

(Ordinary legislative procedure: second reading)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Council position at first reading (05419/1/2016 – C8‑0140/2016),

–  having regard to the reasoned opinions submitted, within the framework of Protocol No 2 on the application of the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality, by the Belgian Chamber of Representatives, the German Bundesrat, the French Senate, the Italian Chamber of Deputies and the Swedish Parliament, asserting that the draft legislative act does not comply with the principle of subsidiarity,

–  having regard to the opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee of 23 May 2012(1),

–  having regard to the opinion of the Committee of the Regions of 10 October 2012(2),

–  having regard to the opinions of the European Data Protection Supervisor of 7 March 2012(3) and 19 November 2015(4),

–  having regard to the opinion of the Commission (COM(2016)0214),

–  having regard to its position at first reading(5) on the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2012)0011),

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

–  having regard to Rule 76 of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the recommendation for second reading of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (A8-0139/2016),

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 229, 31.7.2012, p. 90.
(2) OJ C 391, 18.12.2012, p. 127.
(3) OJ C 192, 30.6.2012, p. 7.
(4) OJ C 67, 20.2.2016, p. 13.
(5) Texts adopted of 12.3.2014, P8_TA(2014)0212.

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