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Procedure : 2016/0392(COD)
Document stages in plenary
Document selected : A8-0021/2018

Texts tabled :

A8-0021/2018

Debates :

PV 28/02/2018 - 21
CRE 28/02/2018 - 21

Votes :

PV 01/03/2018 - 8.7
CRE 01/03/2018 - 8.7
Explanations of votes
PV 13/03/2019 - 11.14

Texts adopted :

P8_TA(2018)0049
P8_TA(2019)0178

Texts adopted
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Wednesday, 13 March 2019 - Strasbourg Final edition
Definition, presentation and labelling of spirit drinks and protection of geographical indications thereof ***I
P8_TA(2019)0178A8-0021/2018
Resolution
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European Parliament legislative resolution of 13 March 2019 on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the definition, presentation and labelling of spirit drinks, the use of the names of spirit drinks in the presentation and labelling of other foodstuffs and the protection of geographical indications for spirit drinks (COM(2016)0750 – C8‑0496/2016 – 2016/0392(COD))

(Ordinary legislative procedure: first reading)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2016)0750),

–  having regard to Article 294(2) and Articles 43(2) and 114(1) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C8‑0496/2016),

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

–  having regard to the reasoned opinion submitted, within the framework of Protocol No 2 on the application of the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality, by the Italian Senate, 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 29 March 2017(1),

–  having regard to the provisional agreement approved by the committee responsible under Rule 69f(4) of its Rules of Procedure and the undertaking given by the Council representative by letters of 10 December 2018 and 27 February 2019 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 59 of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the report of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety and the opinions of the Committee on International Trade and the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development (A8-0021/2018),

1.  Adopts its position at first reading hereinafter set out(2);

2.  Calls on the Commission to refer the matter to Parliament again if it replaces, substantially amends or intends to substantially amend its proposal;

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

(1) OJ C 209, 30.6.2017, p. 54.
(2) This position replaces the amendments adopted on 1 March 2018 (Texts adopted, P8_TA(2018)0049).


Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 13 March 2019 with a view to the adoption of Regulation (EU) 2019/… of the European Parliament and of the Council on the definition, description, presentation and labelling of spirit drinks, the use of the names of spirit drinks in the presentation and labelling of other foodstuffs, the protection of geographical indications for spirit drinks, the use of ethyl alcohol and distillates of agricultural origin in alcoholic beverages, and repealing Regulation (EC) No 110/2008
P8_TC1-COD(2016)0392

(As an agreement was reached between Parliament and Council, Parliament's position corresponds to the final legislative act, Regulation (EU) 2019/787.)

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